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(A) Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing. In compliance with § 804 of the Fair Housing Act, being 42 U.S.C. § 3604, it shall be unlawful to:
(1) Refuse to sell or rent after making a bona fide offer, or to refuse to negotiate for the sale of or otherwise make unavailable or deny a unit to any person because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin;
(2) Discriminate against any person in the terms, conditions or privileges of sale or rental of a unit or in the provision of services or facilities in connection therewith, because of race, religion or national origin;
(3) Take, print or publish, or cause to be made, printed, or published any notice, statement or advertisement, with respect to the sale or rental of a unit, indicating any preference, limitation or discrimination;
(4) Represent to any person because of race, color, religion or national origin that any unit is not available for inspection, sale or rental when the unit is in fact so available; or
(5) For profit, induce or attempt to induce any person to sell or rent any unit by representation regarding the entry or prospective entry into the neighborhood of a person or persons of a particular race, color, religion or national origin.
(B) Discrimination in the financing of housing. In compliance with § 805 of the Fair Housing Act, being 42 U.S.C. § 3605, it shall be unlawful for any bank, building and loan association, insurance company or other corporation, association, firm or enterprise whose business consists in whole or in part in the making of commercial real estate loans, to deny a loan or other financial assistance to a person applying thereto for the purpose of purchasing, construction, improving, repairing, or maintaining a unit, or to discriminate against him in the fixing of the amount, interest rate, duration or other terms or conditions of the loan or other financial assistance because of race, color, religion, neighborhood of unit, or national origin of the person or persons associated with him in connection with such loan or other financial assistance for the purpose of the loan or financial assistance, or of the present or prospective owners, lessees, tenants or occupant of the unit or units in relation to which the loan or other financial assistance is to be made or given.
(C) Discrimination in the provisions of brokerage services. In compliance with § 806 of the Fair Housing Act, being 42 U.S.C. § 3606, it shall be unlawful to deny any person access to or membership or participation in any multiple listing service, real estate broker's organization or other services, organizations or facility relating to the business of selling or renting units, or to discriminate against him in the terms or conditions of the access, membership or participation on account of race, color, religion or national origin.
(D) Exemption. Nothing in this subchapter shall prohibit a religious organization, association or society, or any nonprofit institution or organization operated, supervised or controlled by or in conjunction with a religious organization, association or society, from listing the sale, rental or occupancy to persons, unless membership in the religion is restricted on account of race, color or national origin. Nor shall anything in this subchapter prohibit a private club, not in fact open to the public, which as an incident to its primary purpose or purposes provides lodging which it owns and operates, for other than a commercial purpose, from limiting the rental or occupancy of the lodgings to its members or from giving preferences to its members.
(1967 Code, Appendix C, § 1-3) (Ord. passed 9-6-1977) Penalty, see § 93.99