You be the judge.

Choose from the industry's best Home Builders, Renovators, Designers and Architects. Cast your vote each round to decide who should be crowned the Ottawa Citizen People's Choice Award winner at GOHBA's Housing Design Awards Gala this fall!

Celebrating Excellence

Now in its 35th year, the Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association’s Housing Design Awards celebrates our industry’s successes in innovation and quality of design and construction.

Our team of judges from across the country have selected over 170 finalists. Over the next six weeks, we will feature these amazing projects at, and you will have the chance to vote on your favourite designs.

Round 1: Production Homes + Condos

Wednesday August 22 - Sunday August 26 

Round 2: Custom Homes

Wednesday August 29 - Sunday September 2 

Round 3: Renovations + Design

Wednesday September 5 – Sunday September 9 

Round 4: Bathrooms

Wednesday September 12 – Sunday September 16 

Round 5: Kitchens

Wednesday September 19 – Sunday September 23

Final Round : Wednesday, September 26 – Sunday, September 30

The top two entries from each round will compete to be crowned the Ottawa Citizen People’s Choice Award Winner during the week of the Ottawa Fall Home Show, where all of our finalists will be displayed.

Don’t miss your chance to see the incredible craftsmanship of GOHBA’s talented members and to cast your ballot for the next Ottawa Citizen People’s Choice Award winner!