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In pictures: High-density living in Hong Kong
Built on a cemetery

Mr Hong presides over the fruits of Wah Fu’s community garden. He moved here in 1978 from an estate where six were confined to a space of 100 sq ft.

“In those days, you needed at least six people to qualify for an apartment in Wah Fu.

“Thirty years ago, Wah Fu was considered a very remote place. It used to be the site of a cemetery so people were scared. They said there were ghosts. But I still had to wait eight years for a place.”

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