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Final STR Vote

New Short Term Rental regulations are on the way soon. Click here for a brief overview of what we now know.

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TODAY! Your Chance to Help Fix STRs

One year ago, the City Council legalized short-term rentals. The results have been disastrous for many neighborhoods, especially those in the historic core. Bring your concerns, your complaints, and your ideas to the City Planning Commission meeting today!

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Illegal Short Term Rentals

New Airbnb plan would allow short-term rentals but not of entire properties in New Orleans http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/politics/12761876-172/plan-would-allow-short-term-rentals Inside Airbnb New Orleans http://insideairbnb.com/new-orleans/ New Orleans Hotel Tax Revenue Soars As City’s Tourism Booms (Wonder how the City would feel if they were collecting taxes on the 1200 untaxed AirBnB listings out there?!) http://www.bizneworleans.com/June-2015/New-Orleans-Hotel-Tax-Revenue-Soars-As-Citys-Tourism-Booms/ State issues insurance warnings regarding short term rentals http://neworleanscitybusiness.com/blog/2015/05/08/state-issues-insurance-warnings-regarding-short-term-rentals/ AirBNB Keeps Losing Battles to City Councils, Attorneys General But Doubled in Value http://skift.com/2015/06/19/whats-an-airbnb-listing-worth-in-2015/ Airbnb Is in Talks to Raise Funds at $24 Billion Valuation http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-18/airbnb-said-in-talks-to-raise-funds-at-24-billion-valuation At Airbnb, growth brings scrutiny, regulation http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-airbnb-20150610-story.html#page=1 L.A. proposal would block Airbnb hosts from creating ‘rogue hotels’ http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-airbnb-regulation-20150602-story.html Santa Monica cracks down hard on AirBnB http://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewbender/2015/06/15/new-regulations-to-wipe-out-80-of-airbnb-rentals-in-californias-santa-monica/ Can Santa Monica — or anyplace else — enforce a ban on short-term rentals? www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-0514-airbnb-santa-monica-20150514-story.html#page=1 Window into Airbnb’s hidden impact on S.F.: How some 5,000 impromptu listings skirt the law, affect housing supply — yet find favor with travelers, hosts http://www.sfchronicle.com/business/item/Window-into-Airbnb-s-hidden-impact-on-S-F-30110.php San Francisco Wants to Toughen Airbnb Law at the Ballot Box http://skift.com/2015/04/24/san-francisco-wants-to-toughen-airbnb-law-at-the-ballot-box/ Airbnb makes housing crisis much worse, city study shows: As many as 30 percent of the available rentals in the Mission are off the market and used as hotel rooms; the Chiu legislation is a complete failure http://www.48hills.org/2015/05/14/airbnb-makes-housing-crisis-much-worse-city-study-shows/#more-5618 Napa to propose caps on homeowner hosting, vacation rentals http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/napa-to-propose-caps-on-homeowner-hosting-vacation-rentals/article_7a457234-c5a9-5b5a-808a-871b0efd891c.html Boulder council: Preserving housing for residents will guide short-term rental regulations http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_28240692/boulder-short-term-rental-owners-plea-flexibility Short-term rentals, a bad idea for neighborhoods http://www.northdenvertribune.com/2015/04/short-term-rentals-a-bad-idea-for-neighborhoods/ Airbnb Is Illegal in New York City http://valleywag.gawker.com/airbnb-is-illegal-in-nyc-509032767 Assemblywoman Goes Undercover, Finds Industry Of Illegal Airbnb Rentals http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/04/30/ny-assemblywoman-undercover-airbnb-rentals/ Homeowner ordered to pay $20,000 for illegal rentals http://keywestnewspaper.com/node/67093 Opération coup de poing à Paris contre les locations touristiques... read more

Citywide Opposition to the Proliferation of Short-Term Rentals

 

FQBA FQBA-071516-STR-letter-to-Council
 GNOHA GNOHA-STR-Position-FINAL
 PRCNO PRCNO-STR-Opposition

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