(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person or other entity whose business includes engaging in residential real estate-related transactions to discriminate against any person in making available such a transaction, or in the terms or conditions of such a transaction, because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, HIV-positive status or national origin.
   (B)   As used in this section, the term RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE-RELATED TRANSACTION means any of the following:
      (1)   The making or purchasing of loans or providing other financial assistance:
         (a)   For purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing or maintaining a dwelling; or
         (b)   Secured by residential real estate.
      (2)   The selling, brokering or appraising of residential real property.
   (C)   Nothing in this section prohibits a person engaged in the business of furnishing appraisals of real property to take into consideration factors other than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, HIV-positive status or familial status.
(1998 Code, § 6-16)  (Ord. 559, passed 12-18-1995)  Penalty, see § 10.99