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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

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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Policymakers Normalizing Short-Term Rates Policymakers Normalizing Short-Term Rates

Short-term rate adjustments will be a slow but necessary process Read more

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Home Building Has Room to Grow Home Building Has Room to Grow

NAHB economist Robert Dietz looks at the economic growth potential of residential construction. Read more

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Scarcity of Lots Holding Builders Back Scarcity of Lots Holding Builders Back

Robert Dietz gives us the inside look at a new NAHB survey where 64% of builders reported low or very low building lot supply. Read more

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