The Rental Market in Norway

In Norway, we have a member organisation, whose contact information you can find in the right column. Here, as a service to anyone interested, we have also collected facts and information about the housing market in general, and rental market in particular. Most of the publications and links are based on other sources, and the authors themselves are responsible for that information.

The Private Rental Sector in Norway

For more information about the private rental sector in Norway, please download our PDF-file about the private rental sector in Norway.

Reports and publications

Abridged National Report for Norway

By Kåre Lilleholt – University of Oslo.

Analyse av Nordisk Husleielovgivning

Oxford Research 2011 (in Norwegian).

Bridging Conflicts Between Landlords and Tenants – a Pilot Scheme in Norway

Published 2007.

Housing and housing policy in the Nordic Countries

2004, 328 pages
Published by the Nordic Council of Ministers:
Edited by Mr Martti Lujanen
ISBN: 92-893-1027-8, or contact IUT Secretariat

Housing in Norway – What is so Special?

Published by the Global Tenant, 2017.


Information about the Rent Disputes Tribunal, 2010.

My Home is my Castle

Published by Statistics Norway, 2008.

Norway: Rental Market Survey 2007

Published 2007.

Norway: Rental Market Survey 2012

Published 2013.

Norway Relies on the Private Rental Sector

Published by the Global Tenant, 2013.

The Norweigan Housing Model: Homeownership Triumphant

Published by the Global Tenant, 2011.

What is in the Law – What do People Know?

“An investigation about the common knowledge in Norway according to the tenancy act”. By Åsmun Langsether and Hans Christian Sandlie, 2006.

Tenant Links About Norway

Leiboerforeningen – Tall og Fakta om Leiepriser

(in Norweigan).

Lov om husleieavtaler (husleieloven)

(in Norweigan).

NBO – Housing Nordic

Rental Market Survey 2016 – Highest Rents in Oslo

The Tenancy Act –


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