Tenancy fraud policy

Scope and statement

This policy applies to all tenants of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council as well as any persons accessing the Housing Needs Register.

Policy Statement

The aim of the policy is to set out how we will deal with suspected cases of tenancy fraud. We will tackle unlawful subletting and tenancy misuse promptly and effectively, to ensure our housing stock is utilised by those with a genuine housing need.

The objective of the tenancy fraud policy is to ensure we provide a consistent and proportionate response to all cases of tenancy fraud.