Richmond upon Thames Borough Council has 977 empty homes
In October 2017, there were 977 unfurnished and empty homes in Richmond upon Thames Borough Council, of which 117 had been empty for longer than 2 years.
What your candidates say about empty homes
You'll be voting on 3 May in Heathfield ward, where you have 10 candidates to choose from.
We emailed candidates to ask: If elected, will you vote to double council tax on empty homes in Richmond upon Thames Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.