Reporting Fraud

From October 2015, all Housing Benefit Fraud responsibility transferred to Department for Work and Pensions.

You can report suspected Housing Benefit Fraud in three ways:

  • Online
  • By telephone
    Contact the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440. Your call is free and confidential - you do not have to give your name or address. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.

If you have speech or hearing problems, you can use a text phone service on 0800 328 0512 

  • By post 
    NBFH, PO Box 224, Preston PR1 1GP