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A. Nothing in this chapter shall:

1. Apply to the renting, sub-renting, leasing, or subleasing of a single-family dwelling, wherein the owner or person entitled to possession thereof maintains a permanent residence, home or abode;

2. Be interpreted to prohibit any person from making a choice among prospective purchasers or tenants of real property on the basis of factors other than participation in a Section 8 program;

3. Prohibit a religious organization, association, or society, or any nonprofit institution or organization operated, supervised or controlled by or in conjunction with a religious organization, association, or society, from limiting the sale, rental, or occupancy of dwellings which it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose to persons of the same religion, or from giving preference to such persons, unless membership in such religion is restricted on the basis of race, color, or national origin;

4. Be construed to prohibit treating disabled persons more favorably than persons who are not disabled;

5. Be construed to protect criminal conduct; and

6. Prohibit any person from limiting the rental or occupancy of a dwelling based on the use of force or violent behavior by an occupant or prospective occupant, including behavior intended to produce or incite imminent force or violence to the person or property of the owner, manager, or other agent of the owner. (Ord. 2645 § 1 (part), 2012).