Bill Status of HB0926 101st General Assembly
Short Description: HUMAN RIGHTS-REAL ESTATE
Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II - Carol Ammons
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an owner or any other person engaging in a real estate transaction because of, among other things, source of income, to: refuse to engage in a real estate transaction or to discriminate in making available such a transaction; alter the terms, conditions, or privileges of a real estate transaction; refuse to receive or to fail to transmit a bona fide offer to engage in a real estate transaction from a person; refuse to negotiate for a real estate transaction; represent to a person that real property is not available for inspection, sale, rental, or lease when it is available, or fail to bring a property listing to his or her attention, or refuse to permit him or her to inspect real property; make, print, circulate, post, mail, publish, or cause to be made, printed, circulated, posted, mailed, or published, any notice, statement, advertisement, or sign that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on unlawful discrimination based on source of income, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination; or offer, solicit, accept, use, or retain a listing of real property with knowledge that unlawful discrimination on the basis of source of income in a real estate transaction is intended. Defines "source of income" as the lawful manner by which an individual supports himself or herself and his or her dependents.