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 said about empty homes

On 3 May 2018, you had 9 candidates to choose from in Hackney Downs ward.

Where we had their contact details, 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.

Alastair Binnie-Lubbock, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: We should also create a register of empty properties so we can bring them back into use ASAP. Housing first.
Michael Desmond, Labour Party

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

Sheila Menon, Green Party

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

Sally Zlotowitz, Green Party

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

Anna-Joy Rickard, Labour Party

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

Agnieszka Rolkiewicz, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mohammed Hussain Lunat, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sem Moema, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Yasmin Lunat, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Candidate names and information from Democracy Club.

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