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Durham County Council

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Report housing benefit fraud

Benefit fraud costs all taxpayers. If you suspect someone of fraud, you can report it anonymously in a number of ways.

You can report housing benefit fraud to the Department for Work and Pensions:

PO Box 224

Change of circumstances

Make sure you notify us of a change in your circumstances

Failure to notify us of a change in your circumstances that could affect how much benefit you receive is an offence.