§ 626.03  DISCRIMINATION IN SALE OR RENTAL OF DWELLINGS PROHIBITED.
   (a)   No person shall do any of the following, which shall be deemed to be unlawful discriminatory practices:
      (1)   Refuse to sell, transfer, assign, rent, lease, sublease, finance housing accommodations, or otherwise deny or make unavailable housing accommodations from any person because of the race, color, religion, age, sex, ancestry, physical or mental impairment, military status disability, familial status or national origin of any prospective owner, occupant or user of such housing;
      (2)   Discriminate against any person in the terms or conditions of selling, transferring, assigning, renting, leasing or subleasing any housing accommodations, or in furnishing facilities, services or privileges in connection with the ownership, occupancy or use of any housing accommodations, including the sale of fire, extended coverage or home owners insurance, because of the race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental impairment, disability, military status, ancestry, familial status or national origin or because of the racial composition of the neighborhood in which the housing accommodations are located;
      (3)   Print, publish or circulate any statement or advertisement, or make or cause to be made any statement or advertisement, relating to the sale, transfer, assignment, rental, lease, sublease or acquisition of any housing accommodations, or relating to the loan of money, whether or not secured by mortgage or otherwise, for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of housing, which indicates any preference, limitation, specification or discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, physical or mental impairment, military status, disability familial status or national origin or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination;
      (4)   Represent to any person, because of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, familial status, physical or mental impairment, military status, disability or national origin, that any dwelling is not available for inspection, sale or rental when such dwelling is in fact so available;
      (5)   Induce or solicit, or attempt to induce or solicit, a housing accommodations listing, sale or transaction by representing that a change has occurred or may occur with respect to the racial, religious, sexual, military status, familial status, disability, or ethnic composition of the block, neighborhood or area in which the property is located, or induce or solicit, or attempt to induce or solicit, a housing accommodations listing, sale or transaction by representing that the presence or anticipated presence of persons of any race, color, religion, sex, military status, disability, ancestry, familial status or national origin in the area will result in, or may have results such as, the following:
         A.   The lowering of property values;
         B.    A change in the racial, religious, sexual or ethnic composition of the block, neighborhood or area in which the property is located;
         C.   An increase in criminal or antisocial behavior in the area; or
         D.   A decline in the quality of the schools serving the area.
   (b)   Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
(Ord. 093-37, passed 4-20-1993; Am. Ord. O2010-83, passed 12-7-2010)