We'll be there at 3 p.m. Tuesday, and you can follow along live or catch up later on the play-by-play.
It’s the first major rollback of the year-old law that legalized and regulated rentals via services like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway.
The company told the city it would provide names of more than 200 hosts next week.
The council would drop a current study and replace it with one looking at cities with strict regulations.
The city planning commission is studying the effects of the year-old, short-term rental law.
Many Airbnb listings are controlled by relatively few people, and most listings are for whole homes, according to a report from a group that wants to limit short-term rentals.
The city council has called for a study on the effects of the short-term rental law, which has been in effect for a year. The Lens has mapped each license application and talked to residents in affected areas.
Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell says she’ll call for a study of short-term rentals in New Orleans.
It’s difficult to know how many New Orleans residents have been displaced because their landlords wanted to turn their rental properties into Airbnbs. But stories aren’t hard to come by. Here are three.
Under a proposal circulated by the Alliance for Neighborhood Prosperity, “temporary” permits would allow a home to be rented half of the year. Residential areas of the Quarter could be Airbnbs. In exchange, the group proposes a limit of two Airbnbs per block, though existing rentals would be allowed to remain.