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File #: 200544    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 10/8/2020 In control: Committee on Commerce & Economic Development
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by adding a new Chapter, entitled "Residential Property Wholesalers," to regulate the solicitation of purchases of real property and require certain disclosures by property purchasers to homeowners, and amending Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Practices Ordinance: Protections Against Unlawful Discrimination," to provide protections to homeowners from solicitation and related problems, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gym
Code sections: Title 9 - REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20054400.pdf
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Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by adding a new Chapter, entitled "Residential Property Wholesalers," to regulate the solicitation of purchases of real property and require certain disclosures by property purchasers to homeowners, and amending Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Practices Ordinance: Protections Against Unlawful Discrimination," to provide protections to homeowners from solicitation and related problems, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS.

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CHAPTER 9-1100. FAIR PRACTICES ORDINANCE: PROTECTIONS AGAINST UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION

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? 9-1108. Unlawful Housing and Real Property Practices.

(1) It shall be an unlawful housing and real property practice to deny or interfere with the housing accommodation, commercial property or other real property opportunities of an individual or otherwise discriminate based on his or her race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, source of income, familial status, or domestic or sexual violence victim status, including, but not limited to, the following:

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[(m) For any real estate broker or agent, or the employee or representative of any such broker or agent, to solicit any real property for sale or rental, or the listing of any real property for sale or rental, at any time after such broker, agent, employee or representative shall have notice that any owner or other person having the right to sell, rent, lease, or approve the sale, rental or lease of such real property does not desire to sell or rent such real property, or does not desire to be solicited, either by such broker or agent, o...

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