Is your project destined for the BALA spotlight?

NAHB’s Best In American Living ™ (BALA) Awards portal is now open and accepting applications for the 2023 cycle. Now in its 40th year, BALA has proven itself as a prestigious and well-respected recognition program for residential design. Winning a BALA Award has validated, inspired, and positively impacted the thousands of individuals and firms who have won over the years and continues to demonstrate that the most desirable homes and communities start with good design. 

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be recognized as a leader in residential design and secure your place in BALA history.  Award categories include single family, multifamily, community, affordable, remodeling, interior and specialty. Apply today!

Best in American Living Awards winners receive year-long exposure through:

  • Awards ceremony and Design Central at the International Builders Show
  • Recognition in, an online magazine and
  • Recognition in and in Professional Builder magazine
  • Consumer reach through NAHB’s social media accounts
  • Access to press release templates, winner logos and marketing materials

Join the most innovative and accomplished housing leaders in the industry–entering is easy!

1. Select project(s), develop project statements and take photos.

2. Upload your project information and supporting materials at
3. Submit registration form and fees online by August 28, 2023.

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