The most efficient way to tackle fraud is preventing it from happening in the first place. Local Authorities have demonstrated that investment in up-front preventative checking and the use of data analytics and credit reference data bears dividends.

For a FREE AUDIT with our solutions for Local Government contact us below and one of our Public Sector specialists will contact you shortly.

Working with Northampton Borough Council, TransUnion, using ThreeSixty Tenant View, helped recover 15 social homes that were subject to tenancy fraud. This amounted to a saving of around £2.25 million, read more in our case study.

Tenancy Fraud is unlawful subletting and non-occupation, with our solutionThreeSixty Tenant View, authorities can check that the expected tenants are still resident. And where this is not the case, we will trace the expected tenants and name the current occupiers.

Southwark Council, working with TransUnion, recovered 81 properties and blocked 2 right to buy applications due to tenancy fraud being identified, read more in our case study.

Single Person Discount Fraud results from people falsely claiming they live alone to gain a discount on their Council Tax, and is currently responsible for an estimated £90 million fraud loss per year. With our solution ThreeSixty Council Tax View, and through our planning tool, ThreeSixty Connections, Local Authorities can quickly assess eligibility and plan campaigns as part of an annual or continuous review.

With TransUnion’s solutions and expertise, a North West Metropolitan Borough recovered around £150,000 income by identifying and investigating potentially fraudulent cases, read more.

Housing Benefit Fraud and Error costs the taxpayer around £1.2 billion per year, the fraud typically occurs when claimants make an application using false information, or fail to report a change of circumstances. Our solution is ThreeSixty RBV which can reduce the cost of verifying low risk claims by up to 80%. Combine that with our ThreeSixty Hub solution to provide Local Authorities with a shared view of benefit, social tenancy and waiting list information.

With ThreeSixty RBV Colchester Borough Council has reduced claim processing times by half and saved £60,000 a year, read more.

Empty Homes Fraud occurs when long-term empty properties are actually occupied, even though the occupants have not informed the Local Authority. The New Homes Bonus is an incentive to increase the number of available homes in the UK which is worth circa £8,562 for every home where councils can confirm are currently occupied, Our solution to help identify these properties is ThreeSixty Empty Homes.

Lichfield District Council used ThreeSixty Empty Homes to gain £389,340 of New Homes Bonus. Read more in our case study.

For a FREE AUDIT with our solutions for Local Government please contact us and one of our Public Sector specialists will contact you shortly.

Contact us