The latest local, national, and international news regarding Short Term Rentals

Short Term Rental Updates from the Lens

Keep up with the latest would-be STRs – outside of the French Quarter, of course – using this handy map from The Lens! So far, only a handful of operators has filed applications. The deadline is April 1, so we expect to see a flood of applications in the next 2 weeks.
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From Single-Family Homes to Condos, the Regulations for Short-Term Rentals in New Orleans – SteegLaw

Can Short-Term Rentals Still Be Banned In Condominiums?

Although the rules have been greatly relaxed, there still will be situations where operating short-term rentals will be prohibited—even if the owner complies with the City’s requirements. The key example is with condominiums.

Source: From Single-Family Homes to Condos, the Regulations for Short-Term Rentals in New Orleans – SteegLaw

Airbnb, cornered by city regulations, is fighting to keep home-sharing alive — Quartz

After years of playing the nice guy, Airbnb now finds itself on the defensive in some of its biggest markets, and the pressure doesn’t suit. The company has unleashed lawsuits, held rallies, and spent millions on lobbying campaigns. It has decried political adversaries and brandished opposition research on hotels. The clashes lay bare an ugly truth: Under fire, Airbnb is a corporation like any other. It’s not that nice at all.

Source: Airbnb, cornered by city regulations, is fighting to keep home-sharing alive — Quartz

Citywide Opposition to the Proliferation of Short-Term Rentals

 

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 GNOHA GNOHA-STR-Position-FINAL
 PRCNO PRCNO-STR-Opposition

Short Term Rentals, Long Term Consequences:
Issues, Facts, and Challenges for New Orleans