October 3, 2016
It is more difficult for black people than white people to rent accommodation in Sweden through rental service Airbnb, according to a study carried out by radio station Sveriges Radio. Sveriges Radio’s Kaliber show made 200 requests from Airbnb accounts owned by black people to hosts in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, asking whether their places were vacant on a specific date. More than half said yes. Those who said no were asked again however, this time from accounts belonging to white people, and many of the hosts who had previously answered no then replied that their apartment was free to rent….
Source: https://www.thelocal.se/20161003/airbnb-accused-of-discrimination-in-sweden