April 6, 2016
Apartments or houses offered for short-term rentals could have to be registered and inspected by the State Fire Marshal’s Office under a bill proposed in the Legislature. The measure, House Bill 952 by Rep. Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, stems from concerns about the safety of converting private residences into what amount to hotel rooms through sites like Airbnb and VRBO and about a lack of regulations that makes it difficult for neighbors to file complaints….
Source: http://theadvocate.com/news/neworleans/neworleansnews/15412270-171/proposal-would-require-short-term-rentals-to-be-registered-inspected-by-state