Despite the heat, Jason wraps himself in a blanket when he sleeps to protect his belongings from being stolen. Photo: TODAY

Homeless in Singapore: why some prefer to sleep rough during coronavirus circuit breaker despite more shelter beds

  • Social organisations have offered about 700 beds for rough sleepers, but some individuals have it tougher than others when it comes to getting a space
  • Adequate policy responses need to be in place to prevent the recently homeless from becoming chronically homeless, expert says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Despite the heat, Jason wraps himself in a blanket when he sleeps to protect his belongings from being stolen. Photo: TODAY
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