The competition, organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and Inside Housing, showcases the talent of up-and-coming housing professionals across the industry.
The winner will receive a free delegate place at Housing 2017, a VIP invitation to the CIH presidential dinner in 2018, the opportunity to guest-edit Inside Housing and more.
The competition, now in its seventh year, is open to all CIH members who have worked in the sector for three years or more.
To enter, applicants need to submit answers to a series of questions about their careers and the wider housing sector.
The judges will select three finalists, who will go on to take part in tasks including a Twitter Q&A, and an interview in front of the judging panel.
The winner will be crowned at the Housing Heroes Awards dinner on the eve of Housing 2017, the annual CIH conference and exhibition, on 26 June.
The deadline for entries is 17 February.
To enter visit www.housingheroesawards.co.uk.