As used in this chapter:
   (a)    "Discrimination", "discriminating" or "discriminate" means to render any  differences in treatment to any person in the sale, lease, rental, or financing of a dwelling or housing unit because of a person's race, color, creed, sex, marital status, religious belief, national origin or handicap.
   (b)    "Housing" includes any building, facility or structure or portion thereof which is used or occupied or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied as the home, residence or sleeping place of one or more  persons, groups or families and any vacant land offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereof of such building, facility or  structure.
   (c)    "Person" means one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, firms or enterprises, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual  companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations,  trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers and fiduciaries.
   (d)    "Real estate agent" includes any real estate broker, real estate salesman  or an agent thereof, or any other person, partnership, association or corporation who for consideration sells, purchases, exchanges, rents,  negotiates, offers or attempts to negotiate the sale, purchase, exchange  or rental of real property or holds himself out as engaged in the business of selling, purchasing, exchanging, renting or otherwise transferring any interest in real property.
   (e)    "Lending institution" means any bank, building and loan association, savings and loan association, insurance company or other persons whose business consists in whole or in part in the lending of money or guaranteeing of loans.
      (Ord. 0-9-88. Passed 3-21-88.)