Uncertainty about the future of Short-Term Rentals in New Orleans

The city of New Orleans is currently in a legal battle with STR companies like Airbnb and Vrbo. Amidst the legal battle, many of the city’s STR operators are taking the opportunity to continue operating illegally. 

The Times Picayune reported that there were 5,710 listings on STR platforms last week, while there are only 1,260 permits in circulation.

It is not clear when city enforcement officials will receive the ‘court order’ that would allow them to begin cracking down on illegal STRs.

Read the full story at Gambit.

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