Housing

Last updated: 15 8 2018

In Sweden there are different ways to have a home. You can rent or buy a flat, or you can rent or buy a house. More information about different types of housing and about how to go about finding a place to live is available here.

Everyone has a right to housing

In Sweden everyone has a right to housing. It is illegal to discriminate against people looking for a place to live because of their:

  • ethnicity
  • religion or other belief
  • functional impairment
  • gender
  • gender identity or expression
  • sexual orientation
  • age

National Registration

Everyone living in Sweden must be registered. Information such as who all live in Sweden and where they live is registered.