The name Hougang literally means “river end”, a Hokkiem ad Teochew name. Hougang is considered to be one of the most populous areas in Singapore as it numbered to be 222,310 residents. This town is bordered by Geylang in the south, Sengkang in the far north, and Bedok in southeast. One of the residential and planning areas of Singapore, Hougang counts to a total of 40,000 units including residential areas. Recently in the year 2015, the Hougang Capeview housing project was made into fruition that built 781 residential units at the Upper Serangoon Road. This project received a Construction Quality Assessment System score of 95, a rating that measures the quality of a certain construction under the standard set across Singapore.
With the modernize road system that Hougang has developed throughout the years, navigating through the city is easy. Driving through Opp Downtown East and turning right through Blk 479 you are able to reach the Pasir Ris Town Pk that is just a few meters away from the main town of Hougang.