Nearby Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, therefore the houses here are being rented out to its students and many a times, these students subsequently continued to stay on the rented houses after they had graduated and started working because of familiarity and convenience.
Amenities are good especially when it comes to food outlets. As many of the students and young working adults staying nearby do not cook and would eat out, this high demand created many eateries offering good and cheap food.
Nearby shopping centers include Jusco Alpha Angle, Carrefour, Giant and Wangsa Walk Shopping Mall. Desa Setapak is easily accessible via Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway and Middle Ring Road II which makes traveling to Kuala Lumpur city centre and Petaling Jaya.
In terms of public transportation, there is the Wangsa Maju Putra LRT station.