Benefits fraud

You can report suspected housing benefit fraud in three ways:

  • 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 8.00am to 6.00pm. If you have speech or hearing problems you can use a text phone service on 0800 328 0512.
  • Online at
  • By Post - NBFH, PO Box 224, Preston PR1 1GP

To report a suspected council tax support fraud please contact the council on 01773 841466.

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 841470 or email