Preliminary round voting has started in the renovations and design categories for the Ottawa Citizen People’s Choice Award in the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) Housing Design awards.
There are five rounds of voting. The top two finalists in each round will compete in the second round at the Ottawa Fall Home Show. The winner will be recognized at the Housing Design Awards Gala on Oct. 21.
Online voting in the renovations and design categories began on Aug. 23 and concludes midnight Sunday, Aug. 27.
Projects could be entered in more than one category; for example, Bathrooms (Aug. 30 to Sept. 2) and Kitchens (Sept. 6 to Sept. 10), with a maximum of one vote per round.
The final round will take place Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.
The website, www.gohbavote.ca, will feature finalist entries each week. The GOHBA says it will announce the 14 finalist projects on Sept. 25.