Figures from Shelter reveal Barnet is eleventh-worst area in UK for homelessness, Barnet Council respond
One in every 48 people is homeless in Barnet, according to newly-released figures.
Homelessness charity Shelter released a run-down last week of the top 50 hotspots for homelessness in the UK, with areas of London taking up the first 17 places.
Barnet comes eleventh with a total of 7,740 people throughout the borough of no fixed abode.
Of this total, 7,719 people are living in temporary accommodation and 21 people are sleeping rough.