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Policy Tenancy Anti-Fraud Policy

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3. Legislation

The legal department is responsible for identifying and recommending the most suitable legislation (see Appendix A) under which to instigate proceedings following advice and guidance from Devon Social Housing Fraud Forum (DSHFF). The following legislation will be considered in cases of tenancy fraud:

  • The Housing Act 1985
  • The Housing Act 1996
  • The Fraud Act 2006
  • Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013