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(a) Every real estate agent shall post in a conspicuous location in that portion of his place of business normally used by him for negotiating the terms of a sale or lease of housing, and each person who operates a multi-unit residential building containing more than two units shall post at all times when prospective tenants are being interviewed, in a conspicuous location in that portion of his housing business normally used by him for negotiating the rental of a housing unit therein, a notice prepared by the Fair Housing Board which contains the following language, printed in black on a light-colored background, in not less than fourteen-point type: "It is a violation of the Fair Housing Law of the City of Ashtabula, State of Ohio for any real estate agent, or for any person owning or managing a multi-unit apartment dwelling to:
(1) Deny housing to any person because of race, color, creed, sex, marital status, religious belief, national origin, age, handicap or familial status; or
(2) Discriminate against any person because of that person's race, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, religious belief, national origin, handicap or familial status with respect to the terms, conditions or privileges of housing accommodations or in the furnishing of facilities or services in connection therewith."
IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, CONTACT THE CITY OF ASHTABULA'S FAIR HOUSING BOARD, THE OHIO CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION, OR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
(Ord. 1990-110. Passed 4-30-90.)