It is a civil rights violation for an owner or any other person engaging in a real estate transaction, or for a real estate broker or salesman, because of unlawful discrimination, familial status, or an arrest record, as defined under subsection (B-5) of Section 1-103, to:
         (A) Transaction. Refuse to engage in a real estate
transaction with a person or to discriminate in making available such a transaction;
        (B) Terms. Alter the terms, conditions or privileges
of a real estate transaction or in the furnishing of facilities or services in connection therewith;
        (C) Offer. Refuse to receive or to fail to transmit a
bona fide offer to engage in a real estate transaction from a person;
        (D) Negotiation. Refuse to negotiate for a real
estate transaction with a person;
        (E) Representations. Represent to a person that real
property is not available for inspection, sale, rental, or lease when in fact it is so available, or to fail to bring a property listing to his or her attention, or to refuse to permit him or her to inspect real property;
        (F) Publication of Intent. Make, print, circulate,
post, mail, publish or cause to be made, printed, circulated, posted, mailed, or published any notice, statement, advertisement or sign, or use a form of application for a real estate transaction, or make a record or inquiry in connection with a prospective real estate transaction, that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on unlawful discrimination or unlawful discrimination based on familial status or an arrest record, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination;
        (G) Listings. Offer, solicit, accept, use or retain
a listing of real property with knowledge that unlawful discrimination or discrimination on the basis of familial status or an arrest record in a real estate transaction is intended.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 775 ILCS 5/3-102

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.