California has more than 134,000 homeless people living in the streets without access to the billions in government spending allotted for them.
In 2016 the state approved a huge spending bill for the homeless, a $2 billion loan for supplement housing funds. In the same year, $35 million was set aside for rental assistance and emergency shelters. Even last year, a housing legislation package included more than $100 million. The issue is that the money keeps getting tied up in court, or delayed, or squandered.
The state expects to pay more than $700 million on the homeless crisis.
Read the full breakdown at the LA Times