Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or who aids in the violation of any provisions of this chapter is liable for special and general damages, or up to three times the amount of one month's rent that the landlord charges for the unit in question. The court may award in addition thereto not less than $200 but not more than $400, together with attorney's fees, costs of action, and punitive damages. Civil actions filed pursuant to this section must be filed within one year of the alleged discriminatory acts.
(Ord. 816, passed 4-4-2018)