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Sweden cracks down on black market rentals: What the new laws mean for you

The laws should make it harder for unscrupulous landlords to rip off tenants. Photo: Niclas Vestefjell/imagebank.sweden.se

Published: 14.Jun.2019 14:37 hrs

A number of changes to Sweden's housing law will come into effect from October. Here's what the new rules mean for anyone subletting or renting out an apartment.

Sweden's parliament has voted through a range of regulations which will tighten up the housing market.

There are two major parts to the legislation: firstly, it will become illegal to buy or sell a rental contract, and secondly, landlords who overcharge second-hand tenants could lose their own first-hand rental contract.

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