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Sweden is a good comparison as it also has a tech boom and went the whole way with controls. The outcome isn’t abundant cheap rentals for everyone — but only for those who were lucky enough to catch one.

Swedish Radio: Stockholm housing queue could break world record

“The Stockholm Housing Service may enter the Guinness World Records book after a Swedish Liberal Party MP nominated it for having the world’s longest housing queue.”

“It takes an average of 8.4 years to get an apartment here. By comparison, in cities like Oslo, Amsterdam, Helsinki and Brussels it takes one to two weeks,” said Hannah.”

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