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As used in this chapter:
(a) "Board" means the Fair Housing Board established by Section 628.04.
(b) "Complainant" means the person filing charges with the Fair Housing Board.
(c) "Discriminate" includes "separate" and "segregate" and means any distinction or difference in treatment based on the race, color, religion or national origin of a person.
(d) "Family" includes a single individual.
(e) "Housing" and "housing accommodations" mean any building, structure or portion thereof which is occupied as or designed or intended for accommodations as a residence for one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon of any such building, structure or portion thereof.
(f) "Person" includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers and fiduciaries. "Person," as applied to partnerships or other associations, includes their members and as applied to corporations includes their officers.
(g) "Respondent" means a person against whom a complaint is filed before the Fair Housing Board.
(h) "Restrictive covenant" means any specification limiting the transfer, rental, lease or other use of any housing because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, or any limitation upon affiliation with or approval by any person, directly or indirectly, employing race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry as a condition of affiliation or approval.
(i) "To rent" includes to lease, to sublease to let and otherwise to grant for a consideration the right to occupy housing accommodations.
(j) "Unlawful discriminatory practice" means an act prohibited in this chapter.
(Ord. 84-40. Passed 6-18-84.)