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 Lea Bridge ward, where you have 12 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.

Rachel Susan Barrat, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Yemi Osho, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Mohammad Asghar, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Masood Ahmad, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Beata Salomea Gajos, Duma Polska = Polish Pride

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Elliot Burton, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Irfan Khadim, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Jemima Miah, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Martin Reynolds, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mohammed Shaikh, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Waqas Ul-Farooq Qureshi, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Zeshan Ahmed, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Candidate names and information from Democracy Club.

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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.