Special Housing Programs (SHP) is an administrative unit within Orange County Housing Authority responsible for the implementation and reporting requirements for specialized HUD programs.

These programs include: Homeownership, Family Self-Sufficiency, Family Unification, Shelter Plus Care, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing, and Non-Elderly Disabled.

SHP also manages the scheduling and related activities for informal hearings and works in collaboration with outside agencies in coordinating inter-jurisdictional transfers for tenants moving between housing authorities under the provisions of portability and mobility.