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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AGGRIEVED PERSON. Includes 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 city’s Human Relations Commission.
COMPLAINANT. A person including the Commission, who files a complaint under § 104.41.
CONCILIATION. The attempted resolution of issues raised by a complaint or by the investigation of a complaint, through informal negotiations involving the aggrieved person, the respondent and the Commission.
CONCILIATION AGREEMENT. A written agreement setting forth the resolution of the issues in conciliation.
DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTICE. An act prohibited by § 104.22.
(1) Any building, structure or part of a building or structure that is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy, as a residence by 1 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) above.
FAMILY. Includes a single individual.
(1) With respect to a person:
(a) A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits 1 or more of the person’s major life activities;
(b) A record of having an impairment described in division (1) above;
(c) Being regarded as having an impairment described in division (1) above.
(2) The term does not include current or illegal use or addiction to a controlled substance (as defined in § 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. § 802).
(3) The term does not include an individual simply because the individual is a transvestite.
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, fiduciaries.
(1) The person accused of a violation of this chapter in a complaint of a discriminatory housing practice; or
(2) Any person identified as an additional or a substitute respondent under § 104.41(D) or an agent of an additional or a substitute respondent.
TO RENT. Includes to lease, to sublease, to let or to otherwise grant for a consideration the right to occupy premises not owned by the occupant.
(Prior Code, § 104.01) (Ord. 7483, passed 5-12-1992)