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Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Benefit fraud

Housing benefit fraud

Suspected housing and council tax benefit fraud will be handled by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

You can report suspected housing and council tax benefit fraud in three ways;

  • Online - Report suspected fraud
  • Post - NBFH, PO Box 224, Preston, PR1 1GP
  • Telephone - contact the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440
  • your call is free and confidential
  • lines 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

Council tax support fraud

Suspected council tax fraud will be handled by North Warwickshire Borough Council’s own Benefits team who can be reached on 01827 715 341 or

More information on fraud

National Fraud Initiatives

Last updated Tuesday, 16th August 2016

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