Nov. 13, 2015

New Orleans' Short-Term Rental Industry Topic of Public Forum at UNO Nov. 17

The public is invited to attend a panel discussion on one of New Orleans’ hottest topics: short-term rentals.

Public Forum

What: "Short-Term Rentals: What Works for New Orleans," a public forum.

Where:University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., in Kirschman Hall, Room 129

When: Tuesday, Nov. 17. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Urban Conservancy brings together representatives from Airbnb, city planning and more to discuss the future of short term rentals in New Orleans during a public forum at the University of New Orleans.

Moderator Marla Nelson, UNO’s Freeport Professor in Urban & Pubic Affairs and an associate professor of planning and urban studies who serves on the Urban Conservancy board, said the goal is to help local residents learn more about this issue, including how other cities are addressing it and what an enforceable regulatory framework for New Orleans might look like.

Panelists include researcher and planner Jeffrey Goodman; Airbnb lobbyist and spokesperson Jim Nickel of Courson Nickel, LLC: University of New Orleans master’s in urban and regional planning candidate Katy Sullivan; and city planner Phillip Supino of Durango, Colo.

The event is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., in Kirschman Hall, Room 129. Parking is available in the lot next to the building. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, email the Urban Conservancy or call 504-617-6618.

Read More

University of New Orleans Department of Planning and Urban Studies
Urban Conservancy
Short-Term Rentals: What Works for New Orleans
Short-Term Rental Spread Could Further Gentrify New Orleans, Data Report Says (Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)
City of New Orleans: Short-Term Rentals