Hackney Borough Council has 1,681 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,681 unfurnished and empty homes in Hackney Borough Council, of which 490 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Dalston ward, where you have 9 candidates to choose from.

We emailed candidates to ask: If elected, will you vote to double council tax on empty homes in Hackney Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.

Alex Armitage, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Harini Iyengar, Women's Equality Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Dan Thompson, Green Party

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

Peter James Ingram Snell, Labour Party

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

Anna Chomicz, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Becket John McGrath, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Hayley Anne Elizabeth Dove, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Jack Sutcliffe, 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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Soraya Adejare Adesanu, Labour Party

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.