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Housing benefit fraud

The responsibility for investigating Housing Benefit fraud has transferred from the council to the Department for Work and Pensions.

If you would like to report a suspected Housing Benefit fraud, you can do this:

Online

You can report the details of the suspect and the type of fraud that you believe them to be committing

Telephone

Please call the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440. Your call is free and confidential. You do not have to give your name and address. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm.

Post

Please write to:

NBFH
PO Box 224
Preston
PR1 1GP