Cleveland County Habitat for Humanity was affiliated in 1987 and built its 1st house in 1988. Since it's founding Habitat was reorganized in 2002 and increased its building capacity with 20 houses built in the last 10 years. Habitat has built individual homes and has been involved in community development in the Ezra Bridges Neighborhood. The project in this neighborhood exemplifies the impact Habitat wants to make all over Cleveland County. Working with faith, corporate and community partners Habitat has built 25 homes in Cleveland County.