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Housing Benefit: recoveries and fraud data

Statistics on Housing Benefit fraud volumes and incorrectly overpaid benefit based on data from each local authority.

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Statistics

We usually publish these statistics twice a year:

  • in March (for the period April to September)
  • in September (for the period April to March)

The next release will be published in March 2016.

  1. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2015 to March 2016

    • National Statistics
  2. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2015 to September 2015

    • National Statistics
  3. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2014 to March 2015

    • National Statistics
  4. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2014 to September 2014

    • National Statistics
  5. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data April 2013 to March 2014

    • National Statistics
  6. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2013 to September 2013

    • National Statistics
  7. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data April 2012 to March 2013

    • National Statistics
  8. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2012 to September 2012

    • National Statistics
  9. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: April 2011 to March 2012

    • National Statistics
  10. Housing Benefit: recoveries and fraud data: 2010 to 2011

    • National Statistics
  11. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: August 2011

    • National Statistics
  12. Housing Benefit: recoveries and fraud data: May 2011

    • National Statistics
  13. Housing Benefit: recoveries and fraud data: 2009 to 2010

    • National Statistics

Policies and statements

Information about how we produce these statistics and comply with the code of practice for official statistics.

  1. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: background information note

    • Guidance
  2. Housing Benefit recoveries and fraud data: methodology and definitions

    • Official Statistics
  3. Assessment of compliance with the code of practice for Official Statistics: statistics on Housing Benefit recoveries, fraud data and benefits

    • National Statistics