Osogbo, the capital of Osun state is comprised of two local government Areas; Osogbo Local Government Area and Olorunda Local Government Area. it hosts about 160,000 of the Nigerian population. The city of Osogbo is dominated by the Yorubas who engage mostly in the farming and trading but most of her residents are civil servants. Known as the Home of dyeing, the city is prominent for the art of dyeing of cloths. Osun-Osogbo festival is hosted in Osogbo. Major areas in Osogbo include; Aiyetoro, Alekuwodo, Dada Estate, Fagbewesa, Idi Seke, Ita Olokan, Kola Balogun, Odiolowo, Ogooluwa, Oke Oniti, Okefia, Omo West, Ota Efun and Ring Road.
Being a fast developing city, the city of Osogbo is beginning to take the form of an urban lifestyle. Although there are high end places there, it can not be compared to big cities. Houses in Osogbo are beginning to take modern forms although there are still some ancient houses sited within the city. The popular house forms in Osogbo is the bungalow. Other forms of homes in Osogbo include; duplex, detached house, flat, self-contain, mini flat and semi-detached house among others. Properties for rent in Osogbo are not only restricted to residential properties, as there are also commercial properties for rent in Osogbo.
Houses for rent in Osogbo can be found in Agunbelewo, Wole Ola Estate, Ring Road, Oroki Estate, Dada Estate, Halleluyah Estate, Biket, Dagbolu and Ota Efun among others. Self-contain apartment for rent in Osogbo is one of the cheapest of all with only N60,000 to rent one per year. Luxury houses such as duplex and bungalow for rent in Osogbo cost between the range of N400,000 to N600,000 while common houses such as the flat apartment for rent in Osogbo is at the rate of N150,000 to N300,000 per year.