Chapter 12 HUMAN RELATIONS*
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
(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
(Code 1964, § 7.2040; Ord. No. 13657 § 1, 5-3-93)