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File #: O-45-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reader
File created: 11/16/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action:
Title: Fair Housing - Unlawful housing practices - For the purpose of including a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher holder as one of the protected categories under the City of Annapolis Fair Housing laws.
Sponsors: Shaneka Henson, Gavin Buckley, Rob Savidge, Marc Rodriguez, Rhonda Pindell Charles, Elly Tierney
Indexes: Housing and Human Welfare Committee, Public Safety Committee
Attachments: 1. O-45-18 Unlawful housing practices.pdf, 2. O-45-18 SR and FIN.pdf, 3. O-45-18 Henson Proposed Amendments.pdf
Title
Fair Housing - Unlawful housing practices - For the purpose of including a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher holder as one of the protected categories under the City of Annapolis Fair Housing laws.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 45-18

Introduced by: Alderwoman Henson

Referred to
Public Safety Committee


AN ORDINANCE concerning

Fair Housing - Unlawful housing practices

FOR the purpose of including a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher holder as one of the protected categories under the City of Annapolis Fair Housing laws.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2018 Edition
11.32.030


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

TITLE 11 - PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE

Chapter 11.32 - FAIR HOUSING

Section 11.32.030 - Unlawful housing practices.

It is an unlawful housing practice:

A. For any person:

1. To refuse to sell, lease, sublease, rent, assign or otherwise transfer,
2. To refuse to negotiate for the sale, lease, sublease, rental, assignment or other transfer of the title, leasehold or other interest in any housing unit,
3. To represent that a housing unit is not available for inspection, sale, lease, sublease, rental, assignment or other transfer when in fact it is so available,
4. Otherwise to deny or withhold any housing unit from any person because of the person's race, color, religion, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, sex, lawful income, or national origin, or because the person is the holder of a Housing Choice Voucher under Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437(f), or its successors,
5. To include in the terms, conditions or privileges of any sale, lease, sublease, rental, assignment or other transfer of any housing unit any clause, condition or restricti...

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