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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AGGRIEVED PERSON. Any person who:
(1) Claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice; or
(2) Believes that the person will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur.
COMMISSION. The Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission.
COMPLAINANT. A person, including the Commission, who files a complaint under § 93.087.
CONCILIATION. The attempted resolution of issues raised by a complaint or by the investigation of a complaint, through informal negotiation involving the aggrieved person, the respondent, and the Commission.
CONCILIATION AGREEMENT. A written agreement setting forth the resolution of the issues in conciliation.
DRUGS. A controlled substance, as defined in schedules I through V of section 202 of the federal Controlled Substances Act.
(1) Any building, structure, or part of a building or structure that is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residency by one or more families; or
(2) Any vacant land that is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location of a building, structure, or part of a building or structure described by division (1) of this definition.
FAMILY. The meaning of family includes a single individual.
HANDICAP. With respect to a person:
(1) A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the person's major life activities;
(2) A record of having an impairment described in division (1) of this definition; or
(3) Being regarded as having an impairment described in division (1) of this definition.
The term does not include current illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance (as defined in Section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 USC 802)).
The term does not include an individual solely because that individual is a transvestite.
ILLEGAL USE OF DRUGS. The use of drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812). Such term does not include the use of a drug taken under supervision by a licensed health care professional, or other uses authorized by the Controlled Substances Act or other provisions of federal law.
PERSON. One or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in cases under Title 11, receivers, and fiduciaries.
(1) The person accused of a violation of this subchapter in a complaint of discriminatory housing practice; or
(2) Any person identified as an additional or a substitute respondent under § 93.092 or an agent of an additional or a substitute respondent.
TO RENT. This can also mean to lease, to sublease, to let, or to otherwise grant for a consideration the right to occupy premises not owned by the occupant.
(Am. Ord. G-22-00, passed 8-8-00)