Benefit fraud

From 1 February 2016, investigation of Housing Benefit Fraud moves from the Council to the Department for Work and Pensions.

You can report suspected Housing Benefit fraud in three ways:

By telephone:

Contact the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 4400. Your call is free and confidential you do not have to give your name or address. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm.

If you have speech or hearing problems you can use a text phone service on 0800 328 0512 or Welsh speakers can call on 0800 678 3722.


By post:

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