April 25, 2016
It’s been a great weekend for Airbnb, which for Jazz Fest is seeing record bookings in New Orleans as traditional B&Bs report vacancies. But some locals want to remind their temporary neighbors of the tension and anger over short-term rentals that’s hit a fever pitch in New Orleans. A sign was spotted in Bywater and posted on Instagram that blames Airbnb users for “displacing the last remaining long-term residents that are survivors of the largest disaster that’s ever happened in America” (the sign was also seen in Marigny over the weekend)….
Source: http://nola.curbed.com/2016/4/25/11504960/anti-airbnb-signs-pop-up-in-new-orleans-neighborhoods-over-jazz-fest