There's a Wait List of 21 Years to Rent an Apartment in This Neighborhood

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Think Manhattan's rents are high? That it's tough to come by a decent apartment in London? Check out Stockholm's Gamla Stan (Old Town) neighborhood for an unbelievable scarcity of apartments for rent:

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If you want to rent an apartment in this gorgeous historic district of Stockholm, the average wait list time is 21 years (unless you're subletting as a visitor). So, maybe there's hope for junior to call Gamla Stan home (you can visit summers) if you apply now!

Read more about this sought-after neighborhood and others in Your Living City's breakdown of Stockholm neighborhoods.

(Image credits:; Flickr member miguelvirkkunen under CC BY 2.0)

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.