Alimosho, the largest local government area in Lagos, is a densely populated residential area on the Lagos mainland with more than 2 million residents. Located along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Alimosho shares boundaries with Agege, Amuwo-Odofin and Agbado/Oke-Odo. Major road links within Alimosho includes the Ipaja-Ayobo Road, Ikotun-Ejigbo road and the Ijegun-Ikotun-Ejigbo-Jakande-Cele Express road making for easy access to other areas of the Lagos mainland for house hunters seeking accommodation in Alimosho.
Popular in Alimosho is the Federal Low-Income Housing Estate in Ipaja created to house low-income earners who were displaced from the slum area of central Lagos which has now become a mixed estate as it houses quite a number of middle-class Nigerians as well. Alimosho is home to a number of residential estates such as Unity estate, Peace Estate, Gowon Estate, Jakande Estate, Gemade Estate, Shagari Estate, Jibowu Estate, Prime Golden Estate, Labak Estate, Beckly Estate, Cornerstone Estate, Grace Estate and others.
Prospective residents will enjoy Alimosho's motorable road network, easy access to major areas of the Lagos mainland as well as the substantial supply of schools, health centres, banks, malls, markets among other convenience stores in the area.
Ayobo, Ojokoro, Ijaiye, Ipaja, Iyana Ipaja, Idimu, Igando, Ikotun, Abule-Egba, Egbeda, Dopemu and Akowonjo are popular areas with an ample selection of residential houses for rent in Alimosho. Bungalows, duplexes, flat apartments, mini flats and self-contained houses are the majority of the . Being the largest area in Lagos state, Alimosho offers a wide range of houses and properties for rent on the Lagos mainland with rental prices that vary in accordance with location, duration of rent and the structure of the house. Houses for rent in the gated estates in popular areas of the Alimosho axis are priced higher than those in other residential communities.
A two(2) bedroom flat for rent in Coker Estate, Egbeda goes for N500,000 per annum but there are lower-priced options in Aboru for N180,000 per year. A room self-contain in Abule-Egba rents between the range of N160,000 to N300,000 per annum.