• In 2016, there were 37 total categories with 34 PACE-award winners. Awards were presented to lease-ups, market rate, senior and affordable housing communities in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. Each award category is tailored to different rent ranges to ensure apples- to-apples comparisons. Only one award per category is allowed.
  • In 2016, every community that scored 95 or better, but did not win an award received a Distinguished Community Award.
  • The PACE Awards judges have the right to recognize communities with special Judge's Choice awards. In 2016, 16 participants earned this extraordinary honor. Some of them stood out with overall professional excellence. Others excelled in a certain areas of property operation, for example, the use of technology, green practices and resident services.
  • The Best in Show PACE Award is given to the community that received the most points based on PACE criteria.