(a)   Prohibition.  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, handicap, familial status or national origin.
   (b)   Definition.  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)   Appraisal Exemption.  Nothing in this chapter 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, handicap or familial status. 
(Ord. 90-22.  Passed 5-21-90.)