New Orleans Louisiana

Home sharing in the Crescent City can be one of the world’s richest and most vibrant personal experiences. Airbnb offers a means for New Orleans residents to earn a little extra income as they rebuild their finances after Hurricane Katrina and the economic downturn.  Through visitors and business travelers, home sharing spreads money to the local economy and small businesses just waiting to be discovered.

$150M guest spending at local businesses

70% guests who visited a local business on a host’s recommendation

71% hosts who say they use earnings to help pay household bills, rent or mortgage

New Orleans passes landmark home sharing legislation

New Orleans joining the ranks of leading global cities that have worked to protect the right of everyday citizens to share their homes to make a little extra money.

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Home sharing benefits local businesses

On September 15th, over 150 members of New Orleans’ home sharing community came together for a host-organized meetup at The Courtyard Brewery, a popular local pub, for a night of networking, learning and, most importantly, face time with fellow home sharers.

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NOLA hosts: Register your listing today

New Orleans now requires anyone with a property listed as a short-term rental on a platform like Airbnb must register for a license with the city. We’ve partnered with the City to help simplify the process for Airbnb hosts.

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