Waltham Forest Borough Council has 1,077 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,077 unfurnished and empty homes in Waltham Forest Borough Council, of which 142 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Higham Hill 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 Waltham Forest Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.

Louise Ashcroft, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Tim Bennett-Goodman, Independent

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: Council's should use every legal power st their disposal to end the scandal of empty homes
Karen Bellamy, Labour and Co-operative Party

Has been sent the pledge, but hasn't replied yet

Alistair Strathern, Labour and Co-operative Party

Has been sent the pledge, but hasn't replied yet

Carl Atkin-House, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Daniel Malachi, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Hather Ali, Labour and Co-operative Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Michael Bamber, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Patrick Charles Smith, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Shahnaz Shaheena Malik, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Candidate names and information from Democracy Club.

For candidates

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Where and how to vote

You can vote between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 3 May 2018 at your local polling station. You don't need to take your polling card with you, or any ID. Find your polling station.