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Robert Dietz

Robert Dietz

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., is chief economist and senior vice president for Economics and Housing Policy for NAHB, where his responsibilities include housing market analysis, economic forecasting and industry surveys, and housing policy research.

Robert Dietz's Posts

For-Sale Model Remains King For-Sale Model Remains King

Some builders will benefit from a bump in the single-family rental market, but the for-sale market will continue to dominate. Read more

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Gen X Marks the Spot Gen X Marks the Spot

The typical new-home buyer is a Gen Xer, not a boomer or millennial. Read more

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How Changes in Policy Can Expand the Economy Going Forward How Changes in Policy Can Expand the Economy Going Forward

The NAHB's chief economist outlines a few economic debates for the coming year. Read more

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How Inflation Will Affect Home Builders in 2017 How Inflation Will Affect Home Builders in 2017

NAHB chief economist takes a look at the comparison of inflation and mortgage rates to see how the coming year will be shaped. Read more

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An Aging Housing Stock Calls For More New Homes An Aging Housing Stock Calls For More New Homes

Homes six years or younger make up just 2% of the current owner-occupied housing stock. Read more

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