The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) opened its call for entries for the NAHB Pillars of the Industry Awards competition. Multifamily home owners and developers, property managers, architects, interior designers and multifamily industry professionals are invited to enter the competition.

The awards highlight excellence in apartment and condominium design and development, innovative financing strategies and superior property management and marketing. Since its inception in 1990, the Pillars Awards program has earned its reputation as the most prestigious awards program of its kind.

"The apartments and condo developments, designs and marketing campaigns that rise to the top in the Pillars Awards competition all express creativity, expertise and respect for quality, " said W. Dean Henry, CEO of Legacy Partners Residential in Foster City, Calif., and chairman of NAHB's Multifamily Leadership Board. "A winning entry places a company firmly in the upper ranks of the industry."

All applications must be submitted online by May 6 at Complete details, including eligibility requirements, categories and deadlines, are also available at Both NAHB members and non-members are eligible to enter.

For more information, call the NAHB Multifamily Council at 800-368-5242 x8130.