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File #: 2020-0430    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/15/2020 In control: Committee on Human Resources
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Enactment date: 6/23/2020 Enactment #: 17
Effective date: 6/26/2020    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Section ?659.03 Unlawful Housing Practices and Section ?659.04 Unlawful Public Accommodation Practices to prohibit housing and public accommodation discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression.
Sponsors: Erika Strassburger, Corey O'Connor, Bruce A. Kraus
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 06 - CONDUCT
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Section ?659.03 Unlawful Housing Practices and Section ?659.04 Unlawful Public Accommodation Practices to prohibit housing and public accommodation discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression.

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Section ?659.03 Unlawful Housing Practices and Section ?659.04 Unlawful Public Accommodation Practices is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER 659: - UNLAWFUL PRACTICES
? 659.03 - UNLAWFUL HOUSING PRACTICES.
It shall be an unlawful housing practice, except as otherwise provided in this section:
(a) For any owner, real estate broker or any other person to refuse to sell, lease, sublease, rent, assign or otherwise transfer, or to refuse to negotiate for the sale, lease, sublease, rental, assignment or other transfer of, the title, leasehold or other interest in any dwelling to any person, or to represent that any dwelling is not available for inspection, sale, lease, sublease, rental, assignment or other transfer when in fact it is so available, or otherwise to deny or withhold any dwelling from any person because of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, familial status, handicap, disability or use of support animals because of the handicap or disability of the user, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status, or actual or perceived preferred language or to discriminate against, segregate or assign quotas to any person or group of persons in connection with the sale, lease, sublease, rental, assignment or other transfer of the title, leasehold, or other interest in any dw...

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