City means the following:
(1) For purposes of Entitlement Community Development Block Grant and Urban Development Action Grant eligibility:
(i) Any unit of general local government that is classified as a municipality by the United States Bureau of the Census, or
(ii) Any other unit of general local government that is a town or township and that, in the determination of the Secretary:
(A) Possesses powers and performs functions comparable to those associated with municipalities;
(B) Is closely settled (except that the Secretary may reduce or waive this requirement on a case by case basis for the purposes of the Action Grant program); and
(C) Contains within its boundaries no incorporated places as defined by the United States Bureau of the Census that have not entered into cooperation agreements with the town or township for a period covering at least 3 years to undertake or assist in the undertaking of essential community development and housing assistance activities. The determination of eligibility of a town or township to qualify as a city will be based on information available from the United States Bureau of the Census and information provided by the town or township and its included units of general local government.
(2) For purposes of Urban Development Action Grant eligibility only, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the counties of Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, and Indian tribes that are eligible recipients under the State and Local Government Fiscal Assistance Act of 1972 and located on reservations in Oklahoma as determined by the Secretary of the Interior or in Alaskan Native Villages.


24 CFR § 570.3

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