Update Information

Update Info
[ 2018.03.31 ] is the current FHA Software release.

Program updates are available using the built-in Auto-Update feature which automates the update retrieval & installation process from our internet site. New updates are posted nearly every two or three weeks. If internet access is non-existent or connection speed is too slow for update file retrieval, users can be placed on our quarterly update mailing list.

To retrieve and install an FHA Software update ...

1.) Backup your FHA Software database ( using the built-in Data Backup/Restore feature )
2.) Establish an internet connection
3.) Start FHA Software for Windows
4.) Click-on Help .. Check for Update .. Auto-Update Process .. Get Update
5.) When file download is complete, click-on Exit .. Yes to close FHA Software
6.) Click-on Update to install the update

The following are details of revisions, enhancements and new features added with recent FHA Software updates.

IN GENERAL: Added - An Inactive User checkbox to the Password Protection feature that will provide the ability to disable specific User ID's from being able to log into the FHA Software, making them inactive .. Added - The ability to allow specific User ID's to make retroactive A/R, A/J, A/P entry changes for a specified number of month's prior to the Closed Month Date currently in effect .. Added - The ability to print custom MS Word Documents from the Custom Report Generation window in the following FHA Software features .. Tenant Certification Data - Print options .. Project Data - Print options .. Unit Data - Print options .. Work Orders - Print options.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A Reverse Next Month checkbox option to the A/J Adjustment Journal Entry feature when adding new A/J entries .. Fixed - The Run-Time Error 5 issue that was occurring when changing Project Filenames in a new, lengthy A/J entry set before saving it for the first time .. Added - The ability to print custom MS Word Documents from the Custom Report Generation window in the following FHA Software - Accounting related features .. Delinquent Rent Report - Late Notice Forms .. A/R Tenant Payment Entry - Payment Receipts .. Rent Statements - Statement Options .. Security Deposit Refund - Print options.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The ability to print custom MS Word Documents from the Custom Report Generation window in the Review Repayment Agreements feature.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Illinois ( IHDA ) Tenant Income Certfication form [ IL-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 03/22/2018 release .. Updated - The Ohio ( OHFA ) Tenant Income Certfication form [ OH-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 11/01/2017release.


 
IN GENERAL: Fixed - The tabbing issue when editing a Work Order entry to include the cursor landing in both Description fields .. Revised - The ability for Users with Target Date change restrictions to be able to set Target Date when adding a new Work Order, but cannot change Target Date when editing an existing Work Order entry .. Added - a new Custom MSWord Designer feature to the Utilities Menu that organizes access to and creation of custom MS Word Documents that can be printed from various Custom Report Generation windows throughout the FHA Software program .. Added - The ability to print custom MS Word Documents from the Waiting List Data - Custom Report Generation window.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The Outstanding Adjustments Total calculation issue on the printed Bank Reconciliation Detail report that periodically didn't match the amount on the reconciliation summary.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.
IN GENERAL: Revised - The TRAK-1 Tenant/Applicant Screening feature to accomodate an internet address change that was implemented in a recent TRAK-1 system software update .. Added - A View Activity Log button to the Data Backup/Restore feature that provides an ability to view Data Backup/Restore completion history in a Notepad window that can be edited .. Added - A Sample User Entry Activity Summary to both Work Order and Waiting List Data features that displays who ( User ID ) last saved each Work Order /Waiting List Data entry listed on the summary .. Added - A new Billing Code selection to the VeriScreen feature that establishes what VeriScreen Account is billed ( other than the main VeriScreen Login Account ) for each individual project's tenant screening report request .. Added - An enhanced warning message to the Data Backup/Restore feature when Accounting related setup files are included in the Restore process.

ACCOUNTING: Added - The 2017 MN Certificate of Rent Paid form, 2017 MO Certification of Rent Paid form, 2017 VT Landlord's Certificate form and 2017 WI Rent Certificate form to the Certificate of Rent Paid ( CRP ) feature .. Added - A new Payroll Transaction Detail - Import option to the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature that imports payroll activity from a payroll service called The Payroll Store.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new Consolidated Project Summary option to the Review Project Worksheet History - Print menu that will generate a summary of Project Worksheet history for a specific month for multiple projects on one report.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Building ID, Income Designation, Rent Designation, Tax Credit Y/N, Home %, Tax Exempt % and AHCP % columns to the XML File Summary for both LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 3.1 and 4.0 file creation features.
IN GENERAL: Updated - ONLINE Rental Exchange, TRAK-1 and VeriScreen interface with .NET 4.6 programming to comply with newly implemented security and data integrity requirements for the Tenant Applicant Screening industry .. Revised - The Password Protection feature window to prevent Password Protection from being turned off in a networked installation of FHA Software. Individual User ID login is required in networked installations of FHA Software .. Added - The option to print a Summary and Detailed version of the User Access Summary in the Password Protection - Print options window.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The periodic issue with incorrect TNTRENT amounts being reported in the Rent Statement feature .. Increased - The maximum number of characters setting from 100 to 200 characters for the Content line of the Custom Layout Designer feature to make room for more complex @Math calculation entries .. Added - The ability to only print an Adjustment Journal Summary for an existing A/J Entry set in the A/J Adjustment Journal Entry feature.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A Unit Available Date column to the list of Section 8 Special Claim entries displayed in the Find - Section 8 Special Claims window .. Added - A Claim - # Days column to the Special Claims Summary that provides the number of days between when the unit was made available and the summary print date to help identify Special Claims that can be requested for approval within the 180 day requirement .. Added - A Continuous checkbox option to the Voucher History Summary - Setup window that provides the ability to run Multi-Property Reports on one continuous report .. Added - A new HUD COA Associations feature which allows Chart of Accounts that are not numbered the same as HUD's Chart of Account numbering layout to assign ( associate ) non-compliant account numbers to HUD account numbers for HUD Financial Report feature processing in FHA Software .. Split - The existing HUD Statement of P&L feature into three separate menu options .. HUD Operating Statement with Budget Comparisons, HUD-92410 Statement of Profit and Loss, and HUD-92547-A Budget Worksheet .. Added - A new HUD-93479 Monthly Report for Establishing Net Income ( Schedule A ) feature that includes HUD-93480 Schedule of Disbursements ( Schedule B ) and HUD-93481 Schedule of Accounts Payable ( Schedule C ) forms generation.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The TDHCA CMTS file creation feature with adding an 80% MSA value for both LIHTC Income and LIHTC Rent Qualification report fields that were recently added by the TDHCA CMTS system.
 
IN GENERAL: Added - A Targeted Date column to the existing Work Order - Work Order Summary when printed for multi-properties in Continuous mode .. Fixed - All known programming issues to both Waiting List and Work Order features since the last update release .. Added - A Gross Annual Household Income column to the Race / Ethnicity Report .. Added - Seconds to Application Time and Received Time fields in the Applicant entry window of the Waiting List Data feature .. Added - a Purge menu option to the Work Order feature that provides the ability to delete old Work Order entries by year .. Added - A checkbox option labeled Allow Changes to Targeted Date to the Work Order tab section of the Password Protection feature that can restrict a User login ID from being able to change the Target Date of an existing Work Order entry after it has been established .. Fixed - Issues with print jobs sent directly to the printer that weren't recognizing when 2-Sided Printing was selected in the process .. Verified - That all FHA Software related EXE ( Application ) files have proper file signature identifiers to eliminate Real-Time Scanning - False Positive issues occuring occasionally with Anti-Virus programs during normal program operation.

ACCOUNTING: Added - Check Number to A/R Payment entry Description column that is reported on the Tenant Ledger Report generated from the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature as they appear in the Tenant Ledger Report feature .. Added - The First Bank of Hoghland Park .CSV file layout to the list of available Bank selections in the Positive Pay Banking feature .. Added - A Print button to the A/P Invoice Number Search window of the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature .. Fixed - The issue when UREFUND Charge activity was not being reported on the Tenant Ledger Report that is printed through the Tenant Reports menu .. Added - First Bank of Highland Park to the list of Banks included in the Export - Positive Pay Banking option in the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature .. Fixed - The A/P Database Version Conflict issue that was occurring when an existing Vendor Account Address was changed and attempting to update this Address change in existing A/P entries .. Fixed - The issue when re applying forfeited security deposit amounts to different charge code balances in the Security Deposit Refund feature when interest was added and the program was not accepting the changes .. Fixed - The Tenant Ledger Report printed from the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature to include Check # in payment entry Description fields .. Added - A second online rent payment Import menu option called RentPayment - Payment Transactions to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature that automatically imports ( records ) online rent payment transactions made through the RentPayment online service .. Added - An Include pull down menu option to the Aged Receivables Report - Setup window that provides the bility to limit report activity to only tenants that have past due amounts over 30/60/90 days .. Added - A Continuous checkbox option to the Aged Receivables Report - Setup window that provides the ability to run Multi-Property Reports on one continuous report .. Added - Property Name to the list of IRS 1096 Form - Data Input Codes ( ^T0113 ) that can be automatically added to the Filer section when printing IRS 1096 forms.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Added - A Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the Review HAP Voucher History - Print window that will display the User ID, Name, Date and Time of the person that last printed each months entire HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher .. Fixed - The issue with reporting Manager Units on the HUD Tenant / Rent Analysis report when Subsidy Type was not assigned.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The ability to change Project Rental Type, Profit Type, Master Metered Utilities and Accounting Method selections in the Report Header Information window of the RD 3560-7 MFH Project Budget / UA feature.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The California ( CTCAC ) Tenant Income Certfication form [ CA-Sec42 TIC ] to the current July 2017 release.
IN GENERAL: Added - A Gross Annual Household Income column to the Race / Ethnicity Report .. Added - Seconds to Application Time and Received Time fields in the Applicant entry window of the Waiting List Data feature .. Added - a Purge menu option to the Work Order feature that provides the ability to delete old Work Order entries by year .. Added - A checkbox option labeled Allow Changes to Targeted Date to the Work Order tab section of the Password Protection feature that can restrict a User login ID from being able to change the Target Date of an existing Work Order entry after it has been established .. Fixed - Issues with print jobs sent directly to the printer that weren't recognizing when 2-Sided Printing was selected in the process .. Verified - That all FHA Software related EXE ( Application ) files have proper file signature identifiers to eliminate Real-Time Scanning - False Positive issues occuring occasionally with Anti-Virus programs during normal program operation.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A Print button to the A/P Invoice Number Search window of the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature .. Fixed - The issue when UREFUND Charge activity was not being reported on the Tenant Ledger Report that is printed through the Tenant Reports menu .. Added - First Bank of Highland Park to the list of Banks included in the Export - Positive Pay Banking option in the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature .. Fixed - The A/P Database Version Conflict issue that was occurring when an existing Vendor Account Address was changed and attempting to update this Address change in existing A/P entries .. Fixed - The issue when re applying forfeited security deposit amounts to different charge code balances in the Security Deposit Refund feature when interest was added and the program was not accepting the changes .. Fixed - The Tenant Ledger Report printed from the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature to include Check # in payment entry Description fields .. Added - A second online rent payment Import menu option called RentPayment - Payment Transactions to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature that automatically imports ( records ) online rent payment transactions made through the RentPayment online service.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The ability to change Project Rental Type, Profit Type, Master Metered Utilities and Accounting Method selections in the Report Header Information window of the RD 3560-7 MFH Project Budget / UA feature.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The California ( CTCAC ) Tenant Income Certfication form [ CA-Sec42 TIC ] to the current July 2017 release.
IN GENERAL: Added - The ability to list the names of multiple projects an applicant has applied for in a custom Waiting List letter .. Added - A new Sample Work Order - Labor Information Summary to the Work Order - Print options feature .. Upgraded - The Waiting List Data feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Work Order feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Added - The ability for all registered FHA Software users to add a "Submit an Application" link to their website that would allow interested people to fill-out and submit a pre-application for housing directly from the user's own website .. Added - The ability to import Waiting List - Applicant information directly from a .CSV file that is attached to an online Application submission email .. Added - The ability for all registered FHA Software users to add a "Submit a Maintenance Request" link to their website that would allow existing tenants to fill-out and submit a request for maintenance directly from the user's own website .. Added - The ability to import Work Order information directly from a .CSV file that is attached to an online Maintenance Request email .. Added - A new Targeted Date field to the Work Order - Close Work Order section that keeps track of targeted dates of completion .. Added - A "Only List Tenant Changes with NO Status" checkbox option to the Change Data Summary feature that will only list tenant changes that have not yet been activated .. Added - A Continuous checkbox option to the Change Data Summary feature that will list Change Data entries for Multi-Properties in one continuous summary.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the Tenant Ledger Report - Setup window that will show the User Login ID that recorded each A/R Tenant Charge, Adjustment or Payment entry being reported along with the Date & Time they were recorded .. Added - A new Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the A/J Adjustment Journal Summary - Setup window that will show the User Login ID that recorded each A/J entry being reported along with the Date & Time they were recorded .. Added - A new Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the A/P Check Disbursement Summary - Setup window that will show the User Login ID and Date that recorded ( saved ) each A/P entry being reported along with the User Login ID and Date that printed the physical A/P Check .. Added - A new Is Interest Paid From SD Savings Acct - Y/N setup item in the Security Deposit section of the Accounting Defaults feature that determines if SD interest is paid out of SD funds or paid out of Operating Cash as a project expense .. Upgraded - The Batch/Deposit Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Vendor Ledger Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Check Listing feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Check Register Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Fixed - The Unhandled Exception issue that the Tenant Ledger Report was randomly experiencing .. Revised - The Include Utility Refund Activity checkbox option provided in the Rent Roll Report, Aged Receivables Report, Rent Statements, Tenant Ledger Report, Security Deposit Report, and A/R Tenant Payment Entry features to also not include partial UREFUND charge code entries created by mid-month move-in and Move-out processing, unless this option is checked to do so .. Fixed - An issue with how the Tenant Ledger Report feature was reporting UREFUND charge, adjustment and payment activity when the UREFUND charge code was being used to manually record Utility Refund payments that were not actually being paid to the tenant from project-based subsidy .. Fixed - The periodic issue with the same tenant information being reported ( not clearing out ) on multiple project Security Deposit Reports.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Fixed - The Certfication Type code that was being incorrectly inserted in the Adjustment Payment Detail Record section in a Voucher MAT file for Terminations caused by Dual Subsidy .. Revised - The Section 8 Special Claims - Vacancy Loss feature to allow the HUD Limitation percentage to be manually changed from 50% & 80% for 811 PR Demo projects which can have a different percentage .. Revised - The Compliance Eligibility review process when calculating HUD-50059 Tenant Certifications to include Member and Income eligibility requirements for 811 PRA Demo project subsidy .. Added - A direct link to the HUD / Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System ( TRACS ) web site in the HUD .. TRACS/MAT Files Submissions menu.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Tennessee HDA Tenant Income Certfication form [ TN-Sec42 TIC ] to the current February 2015 release .. Revised - The TDHCA Compliance Monitoring & Tracking System (CMTS) feature to accomodate known .CSV file creation and upload issues that have occurred recently, including the ability to permanantly assign a secondary Building No. ( besides the standard BIN ) for each applicable Unit # that can automatically be reported in the .CSV file uploaded to CMTS .. Added - A Standard HOME Analysis and Standard HOME Analysis w/MSA%'s report options to the Tax Credit Analysis feature which compares Maximum Monthly Rent eligibility with specific HOME program maximum rent amounts that are not based on the HOME Income Limit Schedule .. Revised - The IHDA TSHCN-2A Low & High - Tax Credit Analysis forms to soley use the NSP & CDBG Income/Rent program options to determine if tenant changes are applicable to be listed on each form .. Revised - The HOME TX - Rent Eligibility program designation option with MSA% selections that now match what is being reported in .CSV file uploads to the TDHCA CMTS system.
IN GENERAL: Added - The ability to list the names of multiple projects an applicant has applied for in a custom Waiting List letter .. Added - A new Sample Work Order - Labor Information Summary to the Work Order - Print options feature.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The Unhandled Exception issue that the Tenant Ledger Report was randomly experiencing .. Revised - The Include Utility Refund Activity checkbox option provided in the Rent Roll Report, Aged Receivables Report, Rent Statements, Tenant Ledger Report, Security Deposit Report, and A/R Tenant Payment Entry features to also not include partial UREFUND charge code entries created by mid-month move-in and Move-out processing, unless this option is checked to do so.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Certfication Type code that was being incorrectly inserted in the Adjustment Payment Detail Record section in a Voucher MAT file for Terminations caused by Dual Subsidy .. Revised - The Section 8 Special Claims - Vacancy Loss feature to allow the HUD Limitation percentage to be manually changed from 50% & 80% for 811 PR Demo projects which can have a different percentage .. Revised - The Compliance Eligibility review process when calculating HUD-50059 Tenant Certifications to include Member and Income eligibility requirements for 811 PRA Demo project subsidy.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.
IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the Tenant Ledger Report - Setup window that will show the User Login ID that recorded each A/R Tenant Charge, Adjustment or Payment entry being reported along with the Date & Time they were recorded .. Added - A new Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the A/J Adjustment Journal Summary - Setup window that will show the User Login ID that recorded each A/J entry being reported along with the Date & Time they were recorded .. Added - A new Include User Entry Activity checkbox option to the A/P Check Disbursement Summary - Setup window that will show the User Login ID and Date that recorded ( saved ) each A/P entry being reported along with the User Login ID and Date that printed the physical A/P Check .. Added - A new Is Interest Paid From SD Savings Acct - Y/N setup item in the Security Deposit section of the Accounting Defaults feature that determines if SD interest is paid out of SD funds or paid out of Operating Cash as a project expense .. Upgraded - The Batch/Deposit Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Vendor Ledger Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Check Listing feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Check Register Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Tennessee HDA Tenant Income Certfication form [ TN-Sec42 TIC ] to the current February 2015 release.
IN GENERAL: Revised - The Tenant Certification Data entry feature to automatically change the SSN ( Claim ID# ) in all existing Income sources that originally matched the Member SSN before it was changed in the Member Information window .. Added - A new User Activity Log - Print option to the Password Protection feature that allows program administrators to view various User Login ID Entry Activity ( ex: Which User ID deleted a Project, deleted a Unit, deleted a Tenant Certification, added a new Rent Rate Schedule, added a new Income Limit Schedule, deleted an A/P entry, etc. ) .. Added - A notation to the Changes to Tenant Status/Assistance - Preview window that displays the User ID and Date/Time a Move-Out and Termination entry was activated .. Added - A notation to the lower left corner of the TC Detail Report that displayed the User ID and Date/Time when this specific Tenant Certification entry was saved and activated .. Added - A new SAMPLE_CD_ACTIVITY_CS.RPT summary to the Certification Data Summary list of form name selections that includes the User ID and Date each tenant certification entry listed was saved and activated.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new @Math option to the Custom Layout Designer feature that will allow simple calculations of Account # amounts to be inserted in a custom Operating Statement report layout.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The VACATE feature for HUD Subsidized units to allow Move-Out Date to be effective beyond 14 days after Date of Death when the move-out was caused by the death of a sole member.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new California LA County [ CA - LA County LIHRRD ] form option to the LIHTC Tax Credit Analysis feature .. Revised - The Texas Tenant Income Certification form [ TX-Sec42 TIC ] with a notation which shows how the Gross Rent for Unit amount was calculated in the Part VI Rent section .. Updated - The California Tenant Income Certfication form [ CA-Sec42 TIC ] to the current January 2017 release.
IN GENERAL: Added - A new Continuous checkbox to the Multi-Property Report option in the Work Orders - Print options window that will list selected Work Order Entry activity for all selected projects in a continuous Work Order Summary format .. Changed - The main Tenant Certification entry window back to displaying each member's full SSN instead of last 4 digits only .. Revised - The Asset Income entry window in the Tenant Certification feature to include the HUD Passbook Savings Rate % comparison for Market Renter subsidy types .. Added - A reminder to the Move-Out Notification - Successfully Completed message window that appears at the end of processing a Move-Out Notification which says "Discontinue Auto-Pay for this tenant, if applicable" when the built-in PayLease - Payment Transaction feature is setup and being used to import online rent payments.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new checkbox option labeled "Allow A/R Balance Adjustment A/J entries to be automatically created" that provides the ability to not have the G/L Posting Utility feature create AR BAL ADJ A/J entries for Accrual Accounting projects when the G/L Posting Utility feature is run each month .. Added - A new Unit History Validation Utility to the Custom Features option that will look for and correct past tenant change entries that are missing valid Move-Out Dates &/or have multiple Tenant ID #'s which are being incorrectly reported on tenant related reports ( ex: Rent Roll Report, Aged Receivables Report, etc. ) that include Past Tenants .. Fixed - The Utility Refund ( UR ) part of the Recurring A/P Entry feature to automatically check the Display Memo checkbox when UR Payables are created that have Utility Company Acct #'s being added .. Fixed - The G/L Posting Utility feature issue that was duplicating manually added Recurring Tenant Charges ( ex: CABLE TV, OTHER, etc. ) being accrued on the General Ledger Detail Report for Accrual Accounting method projects .. Added - A new View EOM AR button to the G/L Posting Utility feature setup window that provides the End of Month A/R Balances for the posted month .. Fixed - The issue with the Security Deposit Ledger not showing a notation that the paid SD amount was refunded .. Fixed - The issue when the message "No Accounting Start Date" was being displayed when processing a General Ledger Detail for Accrual Accounting Method projects .. Fixed - The issue with automatically updating existing A/P ( payable ) entries from the Vendor Accounts feature when an address change is being implemented .. Updated - The Printer ( Output ) process in the Certification Expiration Report, Rent Register Report, Utility Refund Report, Occupancy Reports, Race & Ethnicity Report and User-Defined Summaries features to immediately display a Printer Properties dialog window before a print job is sent directly to your printer.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Colorado Tenant Income Certification form [ CO-Sec42 TIC ] to the current February 2015 revision .. Revised - The TDHCA Compliance Monitoring & Tracking System ( CMTS ) feature to create the new Household and Tenant .CSV file formats that are now required to be uploaded to the web-based CMTS system for LIHTC Reporting Compliance in the State of Texas .. Added - A new Oklahoma Unit Data Sheet [ OK - State Report ] form option to the LIHTC Tax Credit Analysis feature.
IN GENERAL: Revised - The Household Composition section of the TC Detail Report ( generated in the Tenant Certification - Print options window ) to display expanded Race & Ethnicity Codes for each individual member .. Revised - The Race & Ethnicity Report to display expanded Race & Ethnicity Codes for each individual member - Revised - The # Days Vacant column on the Vacancy Listing report to include both # of Days Unit was vacant within the Reporting Period defined and the overall # of Days unit was vacant from Move-Out Date to Move-In Date or Reporting Period End Date .. Fixed - The Tenant/Applicant Search feature when it periodically listed a found tenant in an old unit number instead of current unit number for tenants that have unit transfer history.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The issue when F1/F2 function keys ( used for quick changing Project Filenames and Unit #'s ) become non-responsive just after adding a charge in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature .. Revised - The G/L Posting Utility feature for Accrual Accounting projects to only create AR Balance Adjustment ( Clear / Reset ) A/J entries for Tenant Charge Codes that have different End of Month ( EOM ) vs Beginning of Month ( BOG ) balances. EOM & BOG balances that match ( remain unchanged ) will no longer have unncessary Clear / Reset A/J entries created - Revised - The Rent Roll Report, Aged Receivables Report, Tenant Ledger Report and G/L Posting Utility that had a similar issue with accruing recurring tenant charges on past and future tenants when reporting current tenants only .. Fixed - The issue when a blank CRP form is displayed while selecting a specific tenant only in the Certificate of Rent Paid feature .. Revised - The Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) feature to correctly report the Number of Adult Members when members exist that are 18 years of age or older and are dependents of the household .. Fixed - The Batch / Deposit Report to include Entry # and Payment Date sort options for the printed Bank Deposit Slip, even though Entry # and Payment Date are not displayed .. Fixed - An issue with the General Ledger Detail report when accrued recurring tenant charges were not being listed for past tenants.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Current 12/16/2016 versions of the VAWA forms HUD-5380, HUD-5381, HUD-5382 and HUD-5383 to the Tenant Certification Data - Print options feature .. Fixed - The issue when GRC Certifications with negative HAP amounts for 811PRAC projects were not being added to a tenant MAT file that is automatically created by the Generate a HAP Request Voucher feature when the entire voucher is printed.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - An issue with reporting the Tenant Paid Rent amount for tenants getting Other Subsidy on the Wisconsin Unit Status Report [ AHTC Form 200 ] .. Revised - The Spectrum Tenant Income Certification [ Spectrum S42 TIC ] to the current 01/2017 form revision .. Fixed - Instances when the Tenant Paid Rent amount being reported on the Wisconsin Unit Status Report [ AHTC Form 200 ] for tenants getting non-project based subsidy .. Removed - The outdated WHEDA ASCII File creation option from the Tax Credit Analysis feature .. Added - The new LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 4.0 file creation feature .. Added - The LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 4.0 File Conversion Utility feature .. Added - The LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 4.0 Data Dictionary feature.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - A minor issue with the new Read Only User Status issue that was added in the 2016.11.30 Update Release that affected program operation with non-networked versions of the program .. Added - A new message window to the Generate Recertification Notices feature that alerts the user when a tenant due for recertification ( according to Unit Data History ) will not be included in the recertification notice feature when a matching tenant certification cannot be located.

ACCOUNTING: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.
IN GENERAL: Added - A new F2 Function Key option in the Tenant Certification Data entry feature that provides a fast and easy way to manually select specific Project Filenames without leaving the keyboard or having to click-on the Find button .. Modified - The PayLease - Payment Transaction Import feature to accomodate minor CSV file layout changes made by PayLease .. Added - The ability to restrict Users from being able to Restore Project Backups while still allowing the same User to run Project Backups in the Data Backup/Restore feature with a new setting in the Password Protection feature .. Added - A new Password Protection setting that would give Read Only - User Status for denying access all Tenant Certification Data related change options.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new Delinquent Rent Worksheet [ SAMPLE_DR_WORKSHEET_LN.RPT ] form to the Delinquent Rent Report feature .. Revised - The 1099FORM.TXT, 1099MNGT.TXT, 1099OWNR.TXT, 1099WISC.TXT and 1096FORM.TXT forms to match the 2016 1099/1096 form layouts that are generated in the IRS 1099 Form Processing feature .. Added - The 2016 Vermont Landlord's Certificate form [ LC-142 ] to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature .. Added - The 2016 Missouri Certificate of Rent Paid form [ MO-CRP ] to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature .. Added - The 2016 Minnesota Certificate of Rent Paid form [ CRP ] to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature .. Added - The 2016 Wisconsin Rent Certificate form [ I-017 ] to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature .. Added - A new F2 Function Key option in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature that provides a fast and easy way to manually select specific Project Filenames without leaving the keyboard or having to click-on the Find button .. Added - The ability to set the Consolidate Payables and Select Specific Payables options as deafult selections in the Accounting Defaults feature when accessing the Check Printing Process window .. Revised - The A/J Adjustment Journal Entry feature to leave a new A/J entry set displayed after clicking Save so that the new A/J Entry number assigned is immediately viewable .. Revised - The A/P entries listed in the Select Specific Payables window of the Check Printing Process feature to be sorted by Vendor Name to simplify payable entry selection .. Added - A new Invoice Number Search option to the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature that provides the ability to search for matching text in the Invoice Number field of existing A/P Check Disbursement Entries and list matching A/P entries on the screen.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The printed Part IV Rent Schedule & Utility Allowance page of the RD 3560-7 MFH Project Budget / UA form to omit ( suppress ) blank rent rate lines so that only one Part IV page is printed for normal Proposed Rent Rate schedules.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The TDHCA Tenant Income Certification form [ TX-SEC42 TIC ] to the 12/01/2016 revision .. Revised - The TDHCA Annual Eligibility Certification form [ TX-SEC42 AEC ] to the 12/01/2016 revision .. Modified - The LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 3.1 file layout to accomodate an issue NCHFA had with reading BIN information during their file upload process .. Added - A Project Name and Tax Credit Project Number field to the Building ID Address information setup window in the Tax Credit section of Project Data to allow individual Building ID's to report a Project Name and Tax Credit Project Number that is different than the main Project Name or Number .. Added - The ability to manually change Project Name, Tax Credit Project No., and Building ID No. in an existing LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 3.1 file .. Updated - The Missouri Tenant Income Certification form [ MO-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 11/17/2016 revision.
IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING: Added - The ability to selectively omit projects from being included in a Multi-Property Report check run in the Check Printing Process feature .. Upgraded - The Security Deposit Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Security Deposit Historical Entry feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Security Deposit Interest Refunds feature to .NET 4.0 programming.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Added - More detailed Race & Ethnicity Code selections for the Asian, Native Hawaiian and Hispanic catagories that will be part of new TRACS 203A MAT file submissions in 2017.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD 3560-7 MFH Project Budget / UA feature to increase the maximum number of proposed rent rate schedule lines that can be entered from 15 to 25.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.
IN GENERAL: Added - A direct link to the FHA Software Web Site in the Help pull down menu.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A Specific Vendor Only option to the Aged Payables Report feature that will allow a report to be generated for one vendor account only .. Added - A new By Due Date selection criteria option to the Check Printing Process feature that would limit payables included in a check run based on Due Date instead of the defaulted Invoice Date .. Added - A new Specific Vendor Only selection criteria option to the Check Printing Process feature that would limit payables included in a check run to a specific Vendor Account only .. Modified - The Select Specific Payables option in the Check Printing Process feature with the ability to make a Partial Payment towards any existing A/P entry amount .. Added - A new Tenant Payment Entry Search option to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature that provides the ability to search for matching text in Check No. ( Description ) fields of existing A/R Tenant Payment Entries and list matching payment entries on the screen.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The HUD-50059 Tenant Certification form to not display the SSN Benefits Claim No. in Section D. Income Information when it's the same as the household member's own SSN .. Fixed - The Gross Rent / UA Change feature that was not including BMIR and Section 236 Subsidy Types .. Added - A new HUD Income Limit Summary option to the Project Filename Summary feature in Project Data.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new RD Income Limit Summary option to the Project Filename Summary feature in Project Data.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Indiana Tenant Income Certification form [ IN-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 02/01/2015 revision .. Updated - The Missouri Tenant Income Certification form [ MO-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 08/30/2016 revision .. Updated - The Illinois Tenant Income Certification form [ IL-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 06/10/2016 revision .. Added - A new California Department of Housing & Community Development ( HCD ) Tenant Income Certification form [ CA-Sec42 HCD ] to the print options list of available LIHTC Certification selections .. Updated - The New York City HDC Tenant Income Certification form [ NYC-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 02//2015 revision .. Added - A new LIHTC Income Limit Summary option to the Project Filename Summary feature in Project Data .. Added - A new North Carolina Tenant Income Certification form [ NC-Sec42 TIC ] to the print options list of available LIHTC Certification selections.
IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The Security Deposit Interest Refund feature with the option to omit having an A/J entry created that records the transfer of interest funds from SD Savings to Operating Checking for projects that have a SD Savings Account.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Added - A new Sample HUD NonSec8 Inc Status Summary option to the Certification Data Summary feature that provides Current Income Status for other Non-Section 8 HUD Subsidy Types.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD 3560-7 MFH Project Budget / Utility Allowance feature to fix issues with reporting YTD amounts for Fiscal Year periods.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Ohio Tenant Income Certification form [ OH-Sec42 TIC ] to accurately split Pension and Child Support income amounts out to their specific columns.
IN GENERAL: Added - The ability to insert Previous Certification Effective Date in a form generated from the Tenant Certification Data - PRINT options feature .. Added - Total Number and Percentage of Dependents to the bottom section of the Race / Ethnicity Report.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The G/L Posting Utility feature to more accurately post monthly recurring A/R and retroactive tenant changes in the month they were actually processed instead of adversely affecting prior month financial statement amounts that now will be locked in time.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Fixed - The issue with not being able to fully remove the Rent Override option from a HUD-50059 that previously existed .. Fixed - The minor issues occuring when submitting a MAT10 - HUD-50059 for a tenant with 811 PRA Demo subsidy .. Revised - The Move-Out/Unit Available/Move-In - # Days columns on the Section 8 Special Claims Summary and added a description of what each # Days column means at the end of the report.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD 3560-7 MFH Project Budget / Utility Allowance feature to fix issues with Beginning Cash & Reserve Balance amounts when reporting Fiscal ( non-Calendar ) Year periods.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 3.1 feature to create filenames in all lower case to accomodate State HFA's ( ex: WCMS ) that don't recognize an all cap .XML extension as actually being an XML file type.
IN GENERAL: Added - The ability to Copy User Login Account settings from one existing User Account to another in the Password Protection feature .. Fixed - The pull down list of Project Filenames being displayed to User Accounts with limited Project Filename access.

ACCOUNTING: Added - Payee - Account Number and Owner - Property ID as fields that can be automatically inserted on IRS 1099 MISC forms .. Fixed - The issue with displaying the Detailed Report in the A/P Check Listing Report feature .. Revised - The Tenant Ledger Report - Setup window in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature to leave the Grouped By Charge Code box unchecked by default .. Fixed - The Date read issue that was occurring occasionally when including Past Tenants.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The database read issue that occassionally occurs in the LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 2.0 feature.
 
IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The A/R Tenant Payment Entry - Tenant Selection feature with the ability to manually add a Future Tenant account which can be used to record Tenant Charge, Adjustment and Payment entries made before they have been officially moved into the project by activating their Move-In/Initial Tenant Certification .. Added - A Sort By option to the Tenant Selection window of all Tenant Report features that allows the list to be sorted by Unit #, Tenant ID or Last Name.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The HUD Income Limit DataSet with the new HOME Income Limit Schedule that is effective 06/06/2016 .. Updated - The Missouri Tenant Income Certification form [ MO-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 04/22/2016 revision .. Updated - The Oklahoma Tenant Income Certification form [ OK-Sec42 TIC ] selection to print the Spectrum TIC form version that is now used in OK .. Added - LIHTC Certification selections for the State of AR, CT, HI, MD, MA, WV that will print the Spectrum TIC form version used by those States.

IN GENERAL: Added - An Email Address field to the Waiting List - Applicant entry window .. Added - A new Sample Source Summary to the Waiting List Data Summary feature that will list how the applicant was directed to the project, using custom SOURCE text stored in the COMMENTS section of each applicant's account entry.

ACCOUNTING: Upgraded - The Rent Statements feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Tenant Ledger Report feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Added - A Group by Charge Code checkbox option to the Tenant Ledger Report option that is available in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature .. Added - A new Sample Late Fee Summary to the Rent Statements feature that will list only tenants with LATEFEE activity for any reporting month defined.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Revised - The existing iMAX Communications feature to use HUD's new URL address for TRACS MAT file submissions .. Updated - The HUD-92006 Supplement to Application for Federally Assisted Housing form with the new 02/28/2019 Expiration Date.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Section 42 Transfer window when transfering 100% LIHTC units with the ability to re establish Tenant Paid Rent, Other Non-Operational Charges, and Rental Assistance amounts for the unit being transferred to .. Added - A new Sample LIHTC Rent Roll Summary to the Unit Data Summary feature .. Added - A new LIHTC AMT field in the Income/Expense Entry window of the Tenant Certification Data feature that only displays for layered RD/HUD projects with Tax Credits ( LIHTC ) which allows LIHTC annual income calculations to be different than the calculations used for RD & HUD Tenant Certifications from the same income source .. Revised - The IHDA TST-2A Tax Credit Analysis form to include Vacant units .. Updated - The existing Kansas LIHTC Compliance Rent Roll report to the current legal paper size version.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The issue in the Generate Recertification Notices feature which would prevent entries from being entered in the Recertification Notice Status window when printing Annual Recertification Letters .. Added - The ability to add Unit Address, City, ST Zip to custom reports printed from the Tenant Certification - PRINT Options feature.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The Rent Roll Report feature to speed up program operation .. Revised - The Aged Receivables Report feature to speed up program operation .. Revised - The Check Disbursement Summary report by adding a new Debit COA # column .. Added - A new Overpaid Balances Only report to the Rent Statements feature that will list only tenants that have an overpaid ( credit ) balance.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Revised - The View HAP Adjustments feature to include missing Change Codes that were not available when adding HAP Adjustment Calculations manually (such as GR*, UT*, etc.) .. Revised - The Generate a HAP Voucher feature, making the "Auto Create a Tenant MAT File for the Report Date selected" box checked by default .. Revised - The HUD Income Limit DataSet file, used to select HUD Income Limit Schedules from for projects that process HUD-50059 Tenant Certifications, with new FY2016 HUD Income Limit Schedules that are effective 03/28/2016.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated -All Ohio related RD Lease forms to new January 2016 form revisions.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Tax Credit Analysis feature to accommodate valid February 29th TC Effective Dates and Next Scheduled Effective Dates in non-leap year reports .. Revised - The HUD Income Limit DataSet file, used to select LIHTC Income Limit Schedules from, with new FY2016 MTSP Income Limit Schedules that are effective 03/28/2016.

IN GENERAL: Added - A new Tenant/Applicant Screening menu option called VERISCREEN Comprehensive Background Checks that gives FHA Software users a third, fully integrated option for acquiring and complying with background screening compliance .. Added - A Move-Out Code column and new section to the bottom of the Vacancy Listing report which provides reasons for each individual vacancy .. Added - A Move-Out Code column and Move-Out Code Column Definitions section to the Vacancy Listing report.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The built-in PayLease - Payment Transactions import feature to accomodate the new .CSV file layout being sent to clients from PayLease that is automatically imported as A/R entries into FHA Software.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Added - Unit Type (Small, Medium, Large) to the HUD Tenant Rent / Analysis report .. Added - A new section at the bottom of the HUD Tenant / Rent Analysis report which provides a summary of the Total No. of Units by Size for each applicable HAP Contract No. the project has .. Added - A new Sample HUD Unit Size Count by HAP # summary to the Unit Data Summary feature which will list units by HUD HAP Contract # and provide a unit size count summary by HAP Contract #.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Unit Type (Small, Medium, Large) to the RD Tenant Rent / Analysis report.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The current Kansas Tenant Income Certification form #2 ( KS-SEC42 TIC ] and Kansas Annual Household Certification Update form #18[ KS-SEC42 AHCU ] so that all Annual Recertification Effective Dates ( DAY ) is always the same day as the Move-In Date ( DAY ) for LIHTC projects with RD/HUD Subsidy .. Revised - The current Iowa Tenant Income Certification form ( IA-SEC42 TIC ] so that all Annual Recertification Effective Dates ( DAY ) is always the same day as the Move-In Date ( DAY ) for LIHTC projects with RD/HUD Subsidy .. Added - A Fair Market Rent Limit for this unit amount notation to the Iowa Tenant Income Certification - Part VI - RENT form section, as approved by IFA.

IN GENERAL: None.
 
ACCOUNTING: Upgraded - The Payment Alerts feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Bank Accounts feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Tenant Charge Codes feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Upgraded - The Chart of Accounts feature to .NET 4.0 programming .. Fixed .. The newly upgraded Rent Roll Report feature from including past tenants with no charge, adjustment and payment activity when the Include Past Tenants option is selected.
 
HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Enabled - The use of the new Section 811 PRA Demo subsidy type throughout the entire program .. Fixed - Recent inaccurate balance reporting issues with Rent Roll Report feature.
 
RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.
 
LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - Recent issues with the new LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML 3.1 feature .. Revised - The Tax Credits section of Project Data to reposition the ADD BUILDING ID button that was inadvertently hidden when adding the HUD Income Limit Setup feature in the last update release .. Updated - The New Hampshire Tenant Income Certification form [ NH-Sec42 TIC ] to the current 01/01/2016 revision.
IN GENERAL:  None.
 
ACCOUNTING: Added - The 2015 Vermont Landlord's Certificate form to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature .. Added - The 2015 Minnesota Certification of Rent Paid form to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature and added the ability to split and print a separate form for all adult members .. Added - The 2015 Wisconsin Rent Certificate form to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature .. Added - The 2015 Missouri Certificate of Rent Paid form to the Certification of Rent Paid (CRP) feature.
 
HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES:   Revised - The Automatic HAP Adjustment Calculation feature to correct minor adjustment calculation accuracy issues that have come up since the last update release .. Revised - Entry of the 11 character HUD Section 8 Contract Number to allow the seventh character to change from being numeric to an alpha-numeric character to allow new HUD Contract Numbering being issued to be recorded .. Revised - The Gross Rent / UA Changes feature to more accurately recalculate TTP and HAP amounts that are subject to Non-Citizen Rule Proration Calculations.
 
RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.