Hougang Avenue 7 is a HDB street located in the HDB estate of the township of Hougang. The planning area of Hougang is bordered by Sengkang to the north, Geylang and Serangoon to the south, Bedok to the southeast, Paya Lebar to the east and Bishan and Ang Mo Kio to the West. Thus, Hougang is often known as the 'heartland' of Singapore, even though significantly far away from the Central Region. Today Hougang is the home to approximately about 179.5k residents living in the 54k flats under the management of Housing Development Board. Most residents of Hougang are the previous settlers from the Teochew community at Kampung Puggol who were relocated to Hougang.
Hougang Avenue 7 has a total of 26 blocks of HDB flats, which cover the postal codes from 530009 to 538799. When it comes to unit configuration, Hougang Avenue 7 has a myriad of flats to choose from. There are about 1439 HDB flats in Hougang Avenue 7 in total, most of which are the 4 room units. Although less popular, a handful of 1 room units, 2 room units, 3 room units, 4 room units, 5 room units and some executive units are also available. There are also some HUDC (Housing and Urban Development Company) flats located in Hougang. The oldest of the HDB block was completed in 1983, while the newest one was erected as late as in 1993.
The Hougang Avenue 7 is also well connected to all mode of transportations. Therefore, travelling in and out of the locality is never a thing to worry about for the inhabitants of Hougang Avenue 7. Around the stretch of this very HDB street, one can find multiple bus stops that function throughout the day. Some of these bus stops are blk 308, blk 325, opp blk 321, blk 327, blk 316, opp blk 316, opp the Midtown, opp blk 344, The Midtown and blk 344. The buses that one can find running along these routes include bus 74, 74e, 87, 102, 112, 112A, 113, 119, 136, 147, 151, 151e and 324.
Apart from the bus services, Hougang Avenue 7 is also served by the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Services. There are in fact a handful of MRT stations at a stone's throw from the HDB street of Hougang Avenue 7. The nearest of MRT Stations are Kovan MRT Station (NE13), Buangkok MRT Station (NE15), Hougang MRT Station (NE14). Travelling in private to and from Hougang Avenue 7 is also easy due to the expressways like Upper Serangoon Rd, Tampines Rd, Hougang Ave 3, KPE, Buangkok E Dr and Defu Flyover.
Hougang Avenue 7 has rather proved to be family friendly for the families with children or members who are students as there are a number of day care centres and educational institutes to choose from within the vicinity. Some of the prominent day care centres and schools are named hereby.
Hougang Avenue 7 is also equipped with numerous amenities required to live the modern day lifestyle. This includes shopping malls, recreational and entertainment complexes, clubs, dine out places which cater to all types of residents and their different requirements. Other than that there are also places of importance aplenty aroundit such as clinics, filling stations, banks and ATMs, places of worship, grocery stores, etc.
Places of Worship: