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 Hoxton East & Shoreditch ward, where you have 14 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.

Samir Jeraj, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Kam Adams, Labour Party

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

Feryal Demirci, Labour Party

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

Chris Newby, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Florence Wedmore, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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John Clinch, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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John R Tinley, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Lorraine Shears, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Louis Mosley, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Peter Friend, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Philip Kenyon, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Samir Jeraj, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Scott Elliott, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Steve Race, Labour Party

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.