515.03  UNLAWFUL HOUSING PRACTICES.
   It shall be an unlawful housing practice and a violation of this chapter:
   (a)    For any person or real estate agent:
      (1)    To discriminate against any person in the selling, leasing, subleasing, renting, assigning or otherwise transferring of any interest in housing.
      (2)    To discriminate against any person by refusing to negotiate, refusing to transmit a bona fide offer, making false representations on the availability of the housing unit for inspection, sale or rental, or withdrawing from the market a housing unit which is for sale, lease, sublease or rental.
      (3)    To include in the terms, conditions or privileges of any sale, lease, sublease, rental assignment or other transfer of any housing, any clause, condition or restriction discriminating against any person in the use or occupancy of such housing.
      (4)    To discriminate in the furnishing of any facilities, repairs, improvements  or services or in the terms, conditions, privileges or tenure of occupancy of any person.
   (b)    For any lending institution:
      (1)    To discriminate in lending money, guaranteeing loans, accepting a deed of trust or mortgage or otherwise making available funds for purchasing, constructing, improving, altering, repairing, rehabilitating or maintaining any housing or to discriminate against the fixing of the amount, interest rate, duration or other terms, conditions or provisions of any such financial assistance.
      (2)    To discriminate in the lending of money, guaranteeing loans, accepting a deed of trust or mortgage or otherwise making funds available on the basis of the geographic location.
   (c)    For any person, real estate agent or lending institution with respect to any prohibited act specified in this chapter, to publish, to circulate or cause to be published or circulated, any notice, statement, listing or advertisement, or to announce a policy or to make any record in connection with the prospective sale, lease, sublease, rental or financing of any housing which indicates reliance, determination or decision based on race, color, creed,  sex, marital status, religious belief, national origin or handicap.
   (d)    For any person or real estate agent to assist in, compel, or coerce the  doing of any act declared to be as an unlawful housing practice under  this chapter, or to obstruct or prevent endorsement or compliance with  provisions of this chapter, or to attempt directly or indirectly to commit any act declared by this chapter to be an unlawful housing practice.
   (e)    For any person, real estate agent or lending institution:
      (1)    To induce or attempt to induce the sale, transfer of interest, or listing for sale of any housing by making representations regarding the existing or potential proximity of real property owner, used or occupied by any person of any particular race, color, creed, sex, marital status, religious belief, national origin or handicap by direct or indirect methods.
      (2)    To make any representation to a prospective purchaser or lessee that any housing in a particular block, neighborhood or area may undergo, is undergoing or has undergone a change with respect to race, color, creed, sex, marital status, religion, national origin or handicap of such block, neighborhood or area.
      (3)    To induce or attempt to induce the sale or listing for sale of any housing by representing that the presence or anticipated presence of persons of any particular race, color, creed, sex, marital status, religion, national origin or handicap in the block, neighborhood or area will or may result in:
         A.    The lowering of property values;
         B.    A change in the racial, color, religious, nationality 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;
         D.    A decline in the quality of the schools serving the area.
   (f)    For any person or real estate agent to cause or coerce or attempt to cause or coerce retaliation against any person because such person has lawfully opposed any act or failure to act that is a violation of this chapter, or has, in good faith, filed a complaint, testified, participated or assisted in any way proceedings under this chapter or prevent any person from complying with this chapter.
   (g)    To do any other thing or engage in conduct which would otherwise make unavailable equal housing opportunities.
   (h)    Nothing in this chapter shall bar any religious or denominational institution or organization, or any charitable or educational organization that is operated, supervised, or controlled by or in connection with a religious organization, or any bona fide private or fraternal organization, from giving preference to persons of the same religion or denomination, or to members of such private or fraternal organization, or from making such selection as is calculated by such organization to promote the religious principles or the aims, purposes or fraternal principles for which it is established or maintained.
      (Ord. 0-9-88. Passed 3-21-88.)