Tower Hamlets Borough Council has 1,170 empty homes
In October 2017, there were 1,170 unfurnished and empty homes in Tower Hamlets Borough Council, of which 65 had been empty for longer than 2 years.
What your candidates say about empty homes
You'll be voting on 3 May in Bethnal Green ward, where you have 18 candidates to choose from.
We emailed candidates to ask: If elected, will you vote to double council tax on empty homes in Tower Hamlets Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.