April 26, 2016
Airbnb estimated that through the rentals (which will more than likely have inflated prices due to high demand for Jazz Fest weekend in particular) and other expenditures, the city of New Orleans will generate over $12M in economic revenue from tourists that weekend. All good things, right? Not necessarily to longtime residents of New Orleans….
Source: http://www.aol.com/article/2016/04/26/the-people-of-new-orleans-are-fighting-back-against-airbnb/21351201/