The competition comprises of ten awards totally worth VND880 million ($38,719).
Director of the Department Tran Trong Tuan said that the competition aims to boost investment in social apartments in the city and improve design quality of these special condos.
It expected to draw attention of professional architects and organizations to select the best designs which meet all requirements of planning, architecture, economic efficiency and offer a fresh environment for residents.
Accordingly, the best works will be introduced to investors and consulting agencies in the city and nationwide.
Participants are organizations and individuals in Vietnam and those who are professional at designing apartment.
One special prize is worth VND200 million, one first prize is VND150 million, two second prizes each worth VND100 million, three third prizes each worth VND80 million and three consolation prizes each worth VND30 million.
Entries can be sent to the Department of Construction at 60 Truong Dinh Street in District 3 from now to November 3.
The prize-giving ceremony will be held in January 10, 2018.