Croydon Borough Council has 2,799 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 2,799 unfurnished and empty homes in Croydon Borough Council, of which 157 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Addiscombe East ward, where you have 8 candidates to choose from.

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

Bernice Golberg, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: Safe secure housing is a human right
Maddie Henson, Labour Party

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

Jeet Bains, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Andrew Bennett, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Caragh Louise Skipper, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Joseph Lee, 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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Tim Eveleigh, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Valerie Barbara Astles, Liberal Democrats

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.