October 5, 2016
Illegal short-term rentals (STRs), like those booked through Airbnb and VRBO, are threatening to destroy the character of our beloved city by driving up housing prices, displacing locals and turning whole neighborhoods into sprawling hotel resorts. We must protect the reasons people want to be in New Orleans in the first place through smart policies that maintain the integrity of our neighborhoods and nurture the culture that defines our city….
Source: http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/10/short_term_rentals_against.html