As of 1st February 2016, the responsibility for Benefit Fraud investigation (including Housing Benefit Fraud) has now moved to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
For more information, please visit www.gov.uk/benefit-fraud
To report all types of Benefit Fraud (including Housing Benefit Fraud) you can do so in one of the following ways:
Online at: DWP Fraud Website
Telephone: 0800 854440
Post: National Benefit Fraud Hotline (NBFH), PO Box 224, Preston, PR1 1GP
Council Tax Fraud
The Council is still responsible for the investigation of Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS) and any Council Tax discounts that may have been falsely claimed.
Please contact us to report Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS) fraud or false discounts, here are our contact details.