515.03  UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES.
   (a)   Pursuant to the policy expressed in Section 515.01 no person shall:
      (1)   Refuse to sell, transfer, assign, rent, lease, sublease, finance or otherwise deny or withhold housing accommodations from any person because of the race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or sex of any prospective owner, occupant or user of that housing;
      (2)   Represent to any person that housing is not available for inspection when in fact it is available;
      (3)   Refuse to lend money, whether or not secured by mortgage or otherwise, for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of housing or otherwise withhold financing of housing from any person because of the race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or sex of any present or prospective owner, occupant or user of that housing, provided the person, whether an individual, corporation or association of any type, lends money as one of the principal aspects of his business or incidental to his principal business and not only as a part of the purchase price of an owner-occupied residence he is selling nor merely casually or occasionally to a relative or friend;
      (4)   Discriminate against any person in the terms or conditions of selling, transferring, assigning, renting, leasing or subleasing any housing or in furnishing facilities, services or privileges in connection with the ownership, occupancy or use of any housing because of the race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or sex of any present or prospective owner, occupant or user of that housing;
      (5)   Discriminate against any person in the terms or conditions of any loan of money, whether or not secured by mortgage or otherwise, for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of housing because of the race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or sex of any present or prospective owner, occupant or user of that housing;
      (6)   Print, publish or circulate any statement or advertisement relative to the sale, transfer, assignment, rental, lease, sublease or acquisition of any housing or the loan of money, whether or not secured by mortgage or otherwise, for the acquisition of any housing or the construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of housing, which statement or advertisement indicates any preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination based upon race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or sex;
      (7)   Make any inquiry, elicit any information, make or keep any record or use any form of application containing questions or entries concerning race, color, religion, national origin or sex in connection with the sale or lease of any housing or the loan of any money, whether or not secured by mortgage or otherwise, for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of housing;
      (8)   Include in any transfer, rental or lease of housing any restrictive covenant or honor or exercise, or attempt to honor or exercise, any such restrictive covenant, provided that the prior inclusion of a restrictive covenant in the chain of title shall not be deemed a violation of this provision;
      (9)   Induce or solicit or attempt to induce or solicit a housing listing, sale or transaction by representing that a change has occurred or may occur with respect to the racial, religious 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 the sale or listing by representing that the presence or anticipated presence of persons of any race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or sex in the area will or may have results such as the following;
         A.   The lowering of property values;
         B.   A change in the racial, religious or ethnic composition of the block, neighborhood or area in which the property is located; or
         C.   A decline in the quality of the school serving the area;
      (10)   Coerce, intimidate, threaten or interfere with any person in the exercise or enjoyment of, or on account of his having aided or encouraged any other person in the exercise or enjoyment of, any right granted or protected by this chapter;
      (11)   Whether or not acting under color of law, by force or threat of force willfully injure, intimidate or interfere with, or attempt to injure, intimidate or interfere with any person because:
         A.   Of his race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or sex and because he is or has been selling, purchasing, renting, financing, occupying or contracting or negotiating for the sale, purchase, rental, financing or occupation of any dwelling;
         B.   He is or has been, or in order to intimidate the person or any other person or any class of persons from;
            1.   Participating, without discrimination on account of race, color, ancestry, national origin or sex, in any of the activities described in subsection (a) hereof; or
            2.   Affording another person or class of persons opportunity or protection to so participate;
         C.   He is or has been participating, or in order to discourage the person or any other person from lawfully aiding or encouraging other persons to participate, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry or sex, in any of the activities described in this section, or participating lawfully in speech or peaceful assembly opposing any denial of the opportunity to so participate;
      (12)   Discourage or attempt to discourage the purchase by a prospective purchaser of housing by representing that any block, neighborhood or area has or might undergo a change with respect to the religious, racial or nationality composition of the block, neighborhood or area.
   (b)   No person shall violate any of the provisions of this section.
(1979 Code 150.03)