Airbnb and the Swedish Tenancy Legislation: An Analysis of Unexplored Possibilities

Robert Einefors
This article discusses the possibilities of Airbnb in a Swedish context, with a focus on rental apartments. Although Airbnb has become more common, it has so far had a limited impact in Sweden compared to many other countries. One of the presumed reasons for this is the relatively strict tenancy legislation. Two aspects of the tenancy legislation that are central in an Airbnbcontext are that a tenant may not sublet an apartment without the permission...