There is a housing shortage in three quarters of Sweden's municipalities.

The rules for how rents are set affect not only three million tenants, but also how the entire housing market works.

The bourgeois parties want more market solutions.

- I am convinced that free renting would mean a wider range: different types of apartments with different quality and standard, says Ola Johansson (C), housing policy spokesperson.

The Social Democrats talk about housing as a social right and defend the current model, where the Property Owners and the Tenants' Association negotiate the rent.

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