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Housing an Economic Bright Spot but Regulatory, Affordability Challenges Persist

Filed in Economics, Trends by on February 9, 2021 0 Comments
Housing an Economic Bright Spot but Regulatory, Affordability Challenges Persist

As the country continues to rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, housing has been a bright spot in the economic recovery. And while the home building industry is poised for another solid year in 2021, regulatory and supply-side challenges could harm housing affordability, slowing momentum and limiting growth, according to economists speaking at an online press conference in conjunction with the 2021 virtual International Builders’ Show.

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NAHB Podcast Offers New Insights on Housing Economics

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance by on April 19, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast Offers New Insights on Housing Economics

On this week’s episode of Housing Developments, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz shares his 2019 economic forecast for the industry and what the recent change in the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index means for builders.

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and guest host Paul Lopez, VP of Communications & Public Affairs, also discuss Mark Calabria’s confirmation as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, housing finance reform and the state of the labor force.

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Headwinds Will Limit Single-Family Gains in 2019

Filed in Economics by on February 19, 2019 0 Comments
Headwinds Will Limit Single-Family Gains in 2019

Mounting housing affordability concerns coupled with supply-side constraints will limit single-family output to modest gains in 2019, according to economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas today.

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Single-Family Production Will Continue to Gain Ground in 2019

Filed in Economics by on July 16, 2018 2 Comments
Single-Family Production Will Continue to Gain Ground in 2019

Speaking before the National Association of Counties Annual Conference & Exposition in Nashville on July 15, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz said that the housing recovery will continue to move forward but that builders continue to face persistent supply-side headwinds.

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Economic Panel Predicts Housing Will Gain Ground in 2018

Filed in Economics by on January 9, 2018 3 Comments
Economic Panel Predicts Housing Will Gain Ground in 2018

Insights focused on the positive impacts of the newly enacted tax law and the direction of the housing industry in the months ahead.

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