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Housing Fraud

Most people applying for housing wait their turn to be allocated a home.

Housing cheats don't wait, they jump the queue. Its not fair.

They use up valuable housing spaces which deprive those in greater need. They are guilty of housing fraud.

What is housing fraud?

There are different types of housing fraud; here are some of the most common:

What can you do to help?

We are working hard to track down housing cheats and ensure that homes are given to those who are the next in line.

Your help is reporting housing fraud is important because you can see what's going on in your neighbourhood.

If you suspect someone is a housing cheat, let us know. It could make a real difference so please contact the Housing Team.

Anything you tell us will be held in the strictest confidence. All reports can be made anonymously.

Whats next?

We will investigate your concerns and the necessary action will be taken. If someone is found to have committed housing fraud that person could lose their tenancy.

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