Rent a room in Singapore is not easy, because Singapore has own culture of room for rent. According to CNN report, local landlords don’t like rent rooms to Indian and PRC Chinese tenants due to they are like to cook at home (https://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/02/singapore-rental-racism-prc-and-indian-tenants-often-deemed-undesirable.html). Most of Singaporean eat at neither hood food court, which just at the downstairs of apartments.
Singapore housing development board has rules and regulation for people want to rent out rooms.
1. The maximum occupiers are six that include landlord himself.
2. Short term rental is not allowed in Singapore.
Under these two simple policy, anyone tried to rent rooms by sharing beds are Illegal. The total number of occupier of a resident aprtment over six will be consider as break law. The local room for rent website like ASHER and 65ZUFANG all have to follow the rules to check room information Lister and warn them follow the rules and regulation.