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Materials from Jennifer Cecil/New Orleans STR OfficeVCPORA Enforcement
Video from June 1 STR Enforcement meeting at the Beauregard-Keyes House
Illegal Short-Term Rentals in the French Quarter: Your Role and the City’s Role in Enforcement
Thursday | June 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Beauregard-Keyes House | 1113 Chartres Street
Join VCPORA and invited speakers to learn more about the recently adopted STR regulations for the French Quarter, and what you, as citizens, can do to aid in enforcement.
- Rick Normand/VCPORA: Welcome
- Meg Lousteau/VCPORA: Overview of VCPORA’s fight for French Quarter STR ban and role in assisting enforcement
- Jennifer Cecil/New Orleans STR Office: Overview of new regulations, the process the city will follow to ensure enforcement, and how citizens can assist in that enforcement
- Ryan McCabe/Steeg Law: Citizens’ legal recourse, particularly the role of condominium associations, and what actions condo associations can take against illegal STR operators
City commissioners are supporting Miami’s mayor in his fight to restrict rentals through Airbnb and other home-sharing platforms.
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.
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.
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.