Section 12-38 Sale or rental of dwellings.


    It shall be unlawful for any person:

    (1)    To refuse to sell, or rent after receipt of a bona fide offer, or to refuse to negotiate for the sale or rental, of a dwelling to any individual because of such individual's protected category or familial status; provided, however, that if previous bona fide offers to rent or buy have been made, the owner, lessor, or agent thereof may accept such offers without violating this section or Article.

    (2)    To discriminate against any individual in the terms, conditions or privileges of sale or rental of a dwelling, or in the provision of services or facilities in connection therewith, because of any individual's protected category or familial status.

    (3)    To make, print, publish, or cause to made, printed, or published, any notice, statement, or advertisement, with respect to the sale or rental of a dwelling that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on any individual's protected category or familial status, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.

    (4)    To represent to any individual because of such individual's protected category or familial status that any dwelling is not available for inspection, sale or rental when such dwelling is in fact so available.

    (5)    For profit, to induce or attempt to induce any individual to sell or rent any dwelling by representations regarding the entry or prospective entry into the neighborhood of an individual who is a member of a particular protected category or of an individual because of the individual's familial status.

(Code 1964, § 7.2040; Ord. No. 13657 § 1, 5-3-93)