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Housing fraud

We take housing fraud very seriously, If you know or suspect that housing fraud is taking place, please let us know so that we can make sure that the people living in our properties are entitled to be there.

Types of housing fraud:

  • subletting all or part of a council home to someone else
  • not living in the property as your main home
  • already having another property
  • not being truthful in your housing application to rent a home
  • providing false information to receive a Right to Buy discount


You can report housing fraud using the form below. The information you provide is confidential and you do not have to give your name.

Housing fraud reporting

We take all reports of fraud seriously and the information you give will be thoroughly investigated. However for reasons of confidentiality, we will not be able to tell you the result of our enquiries.

Your contact details

The details below are about you. This section is optional but it may help us to be able to contact you if we need more information.

Enter your full name
Enter a UK landline or mobile number
Enter an email address
Please tick the box to proceed

Privacy information

The council is under a duty to protect public funds and may use the information held or provided by you for the prevention and detection of fraud. For more information on how we use your data to do this please read our privacy policy.