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 Leytonstone ward, where you have 13 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.

Mark Stephen Dawes, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Jenny Gray, Labour Party

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

Clyde Loakes, Labour Party

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

Camilla Francesca Justine Small, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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David Gabriel McCarthy, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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David Young, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Isai Priya, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Marian Cristea, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Maria Pye, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mark Best, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Muhammad Afzal Choudhry, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Roger Hemsted, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Theo Sharieff-Winston, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

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.