The story of Sweden’s housing crisis

The story of Sweden’s housing crisis

After Sweden's government was topped over a row that broke out over rental laws, we revisit this article from our archives. First published in 2017, it explores how housing became such a problem in Sweden.

‘We are completely dependent on foreigners’ in Stockholm
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‘We are completely dependent on foreigners’ in Stockholm

Can Stockholm survive its ‘third wave of growth’?
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Can Stockholm survive its ‘third wave of growth’?

Housing construction in Sweden predicted to slow ‘drastically’

Housing construction in Sweden predicted to slow ‘drastically’

‘Sweden needs 600,000 new homes by 2025,’ top housing agency says

‘Sweden needs 600,000 new homes by 2025,’ top housing agency says

Here’s how much it costs to rent an apartment in Sweden’s biggest cities

Here’s how much it costs to rent an apartment in Sweden’s biggest cities

International students struggle to find housing at Swedish university

International students struggle to find housing at Swedish university

Are homeless figures rising because of housing crisis?

Are homeless figures rising because of housing crisis?

Stockholm housing list could get world record

Stockholm housing list could get world record

Why are young Swedes leaving home later?

Why are young Swedes leaving home later?

Swedish students to live inside steel containers

Swedish students to live inside steel containers

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