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: Fixed - Issue with not deleting Applicant entry from Waiting List Data when removing Project Filename from the Multiple Projects listing .. Revised - The default Hard Drive - Path in the Data Backup/Restore feature to the BACKUPS folder off the application path instead of assuming the application path is the normal C:FHAWIN path .. Added - The ability to print a list of Work Order Locations, Types, Labor Descriptions, and Parts Used Descriptions from the Work Order - Print option.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Issue with Aged Payables Report not including payables paid after the As of Report Date .. Fixed - Issue with not all Credit detail being listed on a G/L Detail Report for a Selected COA Only when Accrual accounting is in effect .. Fixed - Issue with Voiding Checks that were a consolidation of multiple A/P entries .. Added - The option to sort Check Disbursement Summaries by Payable Amounts .. Added - A Consolidate option to Balance Sheet, Operating Statement, and General Ledger Report - Setup windows when generating Multi-Property Reports is selected.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Montana USDA/RD Approved Lease Agreement [RD_MT_LEASE_CD.RPT] form to Custom Report Generation ability.. Added - A Sample NY Unit Data Summary [SAMPLE_NY_RA_SUMMARY_US.RPT] form and Sample NY Rent Register [SAMPLE_NY_RENT_REGISTER_US.RPT] form to the list of Custom Reports available from the Unit Data Summary window that shows NY Rental Assistance and Tenant Rent split out .. Revised - The Management Fee Calculation - Based on Occupied Units feature with an option to chose unit occupancy as of the 1st day of the month only or unit occupancy for any day of the month .. Added - The ability to change the Date Range in Current Budget column #1 & Proposed Budget column #3 when editing the RD 3560-7 Project Budget without effecting the existing column amounts .. Added - The ability to copy Current Budget column #1 amounts directly to the Proposed Budget column #3 when editing the RD 3560-7 Project Budget .. Added - The ability to copy Proposed Budget column #3 amounts directly to the Current Budget column #1 when editing the RD 3560-7 Project Budget.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Management Fee Calculation - Based on Occupied Units feature with an option to chose unit occupancy as of the 1st day of the month only or unit occupancy for any day of the month .. Revised - HUD Section 8 Contract Number entry acceptance to allow the 3rd and 4th digits to be letters to accommodate new numbers being assigned by HUD .. Added - A CA Name field to the Contract Administrator (CA) section of Project Data so that Sender Name will be different in MAT files create with CA ID's.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Tax Credit Analysis - Report Selection to include the option to generate a Standard Analysis with or without the newly added MSA% at Move-In and Current MSA% Used columns on the report .. Revised - The Tax Credit Analysis to correctly include mid-month move-ins for tenants in Rural Development projects.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The Run-Time Error issue when attempting to Terminate a tenant's subsidy from the Unit Data window .. Fixed - The Run-Time Error issue when exiting the program after an attempt is made to restart the program a second time after the program is already running .. Added - An Interest Rate % column to the Tenant Certification - Asset Income Entry window which gives the user an option to have the program automatically calculate Asset Income based on Value and an Interest Rate %, in addition to manually entering the annual amount .. Added - A Sample Rejection Letter [SAMPLE_REJECTION_LTR_WD.RPT] to the Waiting List - Custom Report Library.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A Bank Balance Summary feature to the Financial Statements menu .. Fixed - The issue with invalid A/P ID's being assigned to Recurring Checks being printed from the Check Printing Process window .. Added - An EIP - Eviction in Progress notation to the Rent Roll Summary and Detail reports, when applicable.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - An EIP - Eviction in Progress notation to the RD Tenant / Rent Analysis - Analysis column, when applicable.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Michigan's HUD Approved Section 8 Family Lease [HUD_MI_SEC8LEASE_FAMILY_CD.RPT]. Section 8 Elderly with Pets Lease [HUD_MI_SEC8LEASE_ELDERLY_CD.RPT], and Section 202 Lease [HUD_MI_202PACLEASE_CD.RPT] to the Custom Report Library .. Added - A HUD-27061 Race & Ethnic Data Reporting form feature to the HUD menu .. Added - An EIP - Eviction in Progress notation to the HUD Tenant / Rent Analysis - Analysis column, when applicable .. Fixed - The miscalculation of TTP when prorating rent for Section 8, RAP, or Rent Supplement tenants living in a Section 236 Project .. Added - The automated ability to create a Special Claims Entry when a vacancy was caused by a Unit Transfer.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The Income Exceeds Income Limit - Tax Credit Alert message window back as an Occupancy Compliance Review popup when calculating Tenant Income Certifications (TIC) .. Added - Oregon Tenant Income Certification (TIC) to the list of State specific Sec.42 TIC form list.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The AM/PM Assigned Date issue within the Work Order Custom Report Generation feature .. Added - Age and Average Age to the existing Race / Ethnicity Report .. Added - Tenant Specific Address information to the Utility Refund Report .. Revised - The Windows VISTA version of the Auto-Update feature to accommodate 64-Bit processing ability.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The Purge A/J Entry Detail and Purge A/P Entry Detail features not to purge entries set as recurring .. Fixed - The Close Batch Process - Database Version issue .. Activated - Automated Accrual entry posting features that can now be selected in the Accounting Defaults window .. Revised - Security Deposit Refund - Partial Refund entries displayed on refund and forfeited checks so that it no longer effects Bank Reconciliations when refund checks are outstanding .. Added - An Accrual COA # Validation feature (button) to the G/L Posting Utility window that automatically inserts missing Chart of Account numbers in existing A/R and A/P entries that are required for automated accrual entry posting .. Fixed - A minor rounding issue on Security Deposit Refund - A/P Check entry.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new Plan I Surcharge (SRC) checkbox to the MISC window in Unit Data to keep better track of surcharge payment activity.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Unit Total displayed at the bottom of the HUD Income Targeting Report .. Revised - The OMB Expiration Date on the current HUD-50059 Tenant Certification to 03/31/2011 .. Revised - The OMB Expiration Date on the current HUD-27061-H Race and Ethnic Data Reporting Form to 03/31/2011 .. Added - Recently assigned HUD Form Numbers, OMB Approval Numbers, and OMB Expiration Dates to all 4 HUD Model Leases provided by the HUD 4350.3 Rev 1 Chg 2 Handbook .. Added - Recently assigned HUD Form Number, OMB Approval Number, and OMB Expiration Date to the existing Sample Move-In/Move-Out Inspection Form .. Revised - The existing Exhibit 7-1 Sample Initial Notice to match the new HUD-90100 form version provided by HUD .. Revised - The existing Appendix 6B - Sample Verification of Disability form (V_DIS1_H_RN.RPT) to match the new HUD-90102 form version provided by HUD .. Revised - The existing Appendix 6B - Sample Verification of Disability form (V_DIS2_H_RN.RPT) to match the new HUD-90103 form version provided by HUD .. Added - Form HUD-90101 Sample Certification of Long-Term Care Insurance as a customizable Recertification Notice form .. Added - Form HUD-90104 Sample Exception to Limitations on Admissions of Families as a customizable Project Data - Custom Report Generation form.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - MSA% Columns to the Standard LIHTC Analysis report along with a summary of Household MSA%'s at the end of the analysis.

IN GENERAL: Added - Sample Application Fee Payment Receipt [ SAMPLE_APPFEE_PMTREC_WD.RPT ] as a Custom Report Designer form that can be generated from the Waiting List - Custom Report Generation - Print window .. Added - Sample Income Summary [ SAMPLE_INCSUMMARY_CS.RPT ] as a Custom Report Designer form that can be generated from the Certification Data Summary - Print window .. Fixed - The Reported By field overwrite issue when re editing an existing Work Order.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The Vendor Ledger Report by adding Invoice # to the Payable Description field .. Added - Current Bank Balance amount to the Check Printing Process - Preview Summary report .. Fixed - The printed Bank Account Summary sort order to match the sort order selected for the list displayed on-screen.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Pennsylvania USDA/RD Approved Lease Agreement [ RD_PA_LEASE_CD.RPT ] form to Custom Report Designer Generation ability .. Added - RD HB2 3560 Attachment 4C Borrower Self-Certification Letter [ RD_HB3560_ATTACHMENT4C_PD.RPT ] as a Custom Report Designer form that can be generated from the Project Data - Custom Report Generation window .. Fixed - The default filename displayed when resaving an existing RD 3560-10 Balance Sheet form.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Sample HUD Income Status Summary [ SAMPLE_INC_STATUS_CD.RPT ] as a Custom Report Designer form that can be generated from the Certification Data Summary - Print window .. Added - Sample HUD Move-In/Move-Out Inspection Form [ SAMPLE_INOUT_INSPECTION_CD.RPT ] as a Custom Report Designer form that can be generated from the Certification Data Summary - Print window.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Added - A View History option to the Database Update Utility for MSA03 window that displays update history.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A "Make sure Check Factory software is running !" reminder message in the Check Printing Process - Print window when MICR Checks are being printed .. Revised - Accounting Defaults, A/P Check Disbursement Entry, Check Printing Process, and Bank Reconciliation windows by increasing the number of available preset Checking Account (Bank Type) selections from 4 to 8 .. Added - Forwarding Address information on the Security Deposit Refund Report .. Added - The Multi-Property Reports option to the G/L Reposting Utility - Setup window .. Added - A Program Defaults -Setup section to the Accounting Defaults window .. Fixed - The problem with including future tenant payments on the Security Deposit Report .. Added - A new Purge A/R Entry Detail feature to the Utilities section .. Added - A new User Defaults window to the Accounting Defaults feature.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - Default Accounts Receivable ( A/R ) COA fields to the Tenant Charge Code - Setup window that will be used with automated accrual accounting abilities being added in a future update .. Added - A Utilities section in the Accounting pull down menu and relocated Close Batch Process and G/L Reposting Utility access to this section .. Added - A new Purge A/J Entry Detail feature to the Utilities section .. Added - A new Purge A/P Entry Detail feature to the Utilities section .. Revised - Password Protection control with new Utilities menu access.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Colorado USDA/RD Approved Lease Agreement [RD_CO_LEASE_CD.RPT] and Lease Amendment [RD_CO_LEASE_ADDM_CD.RPT] forms to Custom Report Generation ability.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Contract Administration (CA) ID# to the HUD Info section of Project Data which enables the CA ID# to be automatically included in Tenant Change and Voucher MAT files created by FHA Software .. Added - A checkbox to the Section 8 Special Claims processing window that allows Special Claims to be fully calculated without entering a Move-In Date .. Revised - All Special Claims forms with original font type and increased data entry fields to a more legible font size .. Updated - The HUD 4350.3 REV 1 CHG 2 Handbook reference with recent handbook changes posted on HUDCLIPS on 01/18/2008.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A checkbox to the Certification Expiration Report - Setup window that would allow RD projects with Tax Credits to monitor LIHTC Recertification Compliance that requires recertifications completed on the anniversary date of household move-in .. Added - A checkbox to the Recertification Notices - Generate Recertification Notices - Setup window that would allow RD projects with Tax Credits to process recertifications that are due on the anniversary date of the household's move-in instead of RD's Next Recert Date which changes with each RD Recertification.

IN GENERAL: Added - A Sample Rent Rate Schedule Summary to Project Data's Custom Report Generation list of RPT files .. Fixed - The Run-Time Error issue when generating a Work Order Summary .. Added - A Submission Date field to the Change Data Summary.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A ninth (9th) member field to the Income Limit Schedule .. Revised - All applicable Tax Credit Analysis reports to include the ninth (9th) member income limit .. Added - Ninth (9th) member and 6 Bedroom Unit amounts to the LIHTC Maximum Rent Report .. Fixed - The Run-Time Error issue when generating a Tax Credit Analysis.

IN GENERAL: Revised - Waiting List - Member Entry to allow Race to be left blank during the applicant entry process .. Revised - The Password Protection feature expanding user access detail to all FHA Software menu items .. Added - An In Care Of ( C/O ) field to Forwarding Address information stored in Unit Data and usable in Custom Report Generations .. Revised - All Tenant Certification calculation windows to display annual Income, Asset and Expense calculations rounded to the nearest cent to justify RD, HUD & LIHTC rounding requirements .. Revised - The TC Detail Report to show annual Income, Asset & Expense amounts as they were calculated to the nearest penny and the point upon which they were rounded .. Fixed - The Run-Time Error problem generating Work Order forms .. Added - Emergency Contact information to Custom Reports generated from Tenant Certification Data.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The calculation process to automatically declare Part X - Certification by Borrower - Income &/or Occupancy Eligibility on the RD 3560-7 Tenant Certification.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The HUD-93104 Monthly Report of Excess Income form with the new Mail To address .. Fixed - The Run-Time issue with importing tenant information from a Baseline MAT file that contains an apostrophe.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The maximum number of allowable LIHTC Income Limit Schedules that can be used at any one time from 5 to 14 .. Added - The ability to establish a set LIHTC Rent Limit amount for each unit size that can be used to automatically calculate a Tenant Paid Rent amount that is not the Maximum Monthly Rent Amount calculated from LIHTC Income Limit Schedules.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - Problems with printing Custom Text caused by the 2007.09.30 Update Release .. Fixed - The Multi-Property Reports feature when printing Work Order Summaries.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - HUD Model Lease for Section 8 with correct Lease End Date inserted.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Rent Rate Schedule window in Project Data with the ability to establish Multiple Rent Rates, utility allowances and Square Feet from this window only .. Added - 5BR and 6BR as available Units Sizes throughout the program .. Added - Fax, TTY, Email, and Website data fields to the Project Info section of Project Data.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The Security Deposit Refund feature to allow up to 16 Tenant Charge entries to be edited in the Re Apply Charges window.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - All applicable Custom Report documents provided by FHA Software with the current USDA Non-Discrimmination Statement in the page footer .. Revised - Part IV (Current/Prposed/Utility Allowance) of the RD 3560-7 Project Budget to automatically pull unit information for all applicable unit size and type combinations from the recently revised Rent Rate Schedule in Project Data.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - All applicable Custom Report documents provided by FHA Software with the current 504 Non-Discrimmination Statement in the page footer.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - All applicable Custom Report documents provided by FHA Software with the current 504 Non-Discrimmination Statement in the page footer.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - Issue that was preventing a Work Order Summaries from printing successfully .. Added - Custom User-Created [.RPT] Report samples to the Work Order Report generation window .. Added - Tenant Phone Number, Email Address and In Case of Emergency information to Tenant Specific Information maintained with Tenant Certification Data .. Added - An Info pull down menu option to the Tenant Certification window that allows easier access to Previous TC Information and Tenant Specific Information without having to revise and resave Tenant Certifications just to view or edit this info .. Added - The ability to record Forwarding Address information during the Vacate process with Forwarding Address Information maintained in the Miscellaneous Info window of Unit Data .. Added - Alien Registration Number as a separate data entry field from SSN in the Household Member Information window of Tenant Certification Data .. Added - A Sample Birthdate Summary to the Custom Report Generation selection list in Waiting List Data.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Additional Payment to the Reserve Account section on the RD 3560-29 Notice of Payment Due form to accommodate projects where not all unit HUD Rents exceed RHS Note Rate Rent.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - HUD 4350.3 Handbook Reference with Change 2 revisions .. Revised - HUD Model Leases for Sec.8, 202PAC, 202PRAC, and 811PRAC with 4350.3 Rev-1 Change 2 (June 2007) .. Added - Sample HUD Citizenship Status Code Summary as a Custom Report that can be generated from the Certification Data Summary window .. Updated - The HUD-93104 Excess Income Report form with changes published on HUDCLIPS 08/22/2007 .. Updated - All existing HUD Verification and Consent forms with 4350.3 Rev-1 Change 2 (June 2007) Title 18 wording .. Updated - All existing HUD Recertification Notice Letters with 4350.3 Rev-1 Change 2 (June 2007) Chapter 7 wording.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - Issue with initial Tax Credit Type not being recognized during initial setup in Project Data .. Revised - The automated Unit Type designation for XML file creation to properly show RD N/A units with zero subsidy as Market Rent Units.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The error message that was appearing when logging into FHA Software in a Terminal Server network system .. Added - A Project Filename Access Status notation to the Password Protection - User ID Summary.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The problem Assign RA feature had with pulling the correct Rent Rate Schedule when Multiple Rent Rates apply.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - TRACS Error Message Reference files with document revision dated June 11, 2007.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Invalid Date Format being displayed at the top of the Maximum Rent Report when ran in Multi-Property Reports mode.

IN GENERAL: Added - A Sample Birthdate Summary report file [ SAMPLE_BIRTHDATE_CS.RPT ] to the Certification Data Summary - Custom Report Library of RPT files provided with FHA Software .. Added - A Sample Birthdate Summary report file [ SAMPLE_BIRTHDATE_US.RPT ] to the Unit Data Summary - Custom Report Library of RPT files provided with FHA Software .. Added - The ability to backup Custom Report Files, MINC/EDI Files and TRACS/MAT Files to the Data Backup/Restore selection window .. Added - the ability to Rename a Project's Filename to the Project Data - File menu .. Added - The ability to select which report date type (Voucher Date, Worksheet date, or Compliance Date) is used to match the Specific Month & Year Only option in the Change Data Summary - Setup window .. Revised - Waiting List Detail report by making it landscaped and adding Time with Application Status Dates.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A Close Batch Process feature to the Accounting menu.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The RD Approved Lease Agreement for the State of Missouri (RD_MO_LEASE_CD.RPT) as a Custom Report Designer (Generation) form that is printable from the Tenant Certification - Print Options window .. Added - The Request for Waiver for Complex to Rent to Income Inelgible Tenants for One (1) Year (RD_IO_WAIVER_PD.RPT) as a Custom Report Designer (Generation) form that is printable from the Project Data - Custom Report Generation window.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

NOTE: This update provides 100% Windows VISTA capability ( which solves Help Topic access and Auto-Update feature operation issues ).

IN GENERAL: Added - A Time field to existing Contacted, Leased, Removal, Accepted, Rejected, and Inactive Date entry .. Revised - The Auto-Update feature selection by adding a Windows VISTA compatible Auto-Update option that works in Windows VISTA Operating Systems .. Revised - All Custom Report Generation - Print Option windows with Custom Reports [.Rpt] as the default form type selection .. Replaced - All existing on-screen Help Topics with enhanced Browser-Based Help Topic access ability.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - MINC Error Message Reference documentation .. Revised - RD 3560 Handbook Reference documentation.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - TRACS Error Message Reference documenation .. Revised - HUD 4350.3 REV 1 Handbook documentation.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Alabama Tenant Income Certification (TIC) up to the 01/31/2007 Release.

IN GENERAL: Added - A Print Verification Form button to Member, Income, Expense, and Asset Entry windows in the Tenant Certification feature which provides the ability to print specific verification forms while editing Tenant Certification information .. Fixed - Application Date so that it automatically defaults to entering the system date when adding a new applicant to the Waiting List .. Fixed - The Project Selection glitch when printing a Change Data Summary from the Changes to Tenant Assistance - Find window .. Replaced - The Print TC Summary option (in the Find - Tenant Certification Data window) with Certification Data Summary which includes Custom Report Generation ability .. Replaced - The Print Summary option (in the Find - Unit Data window) with Unit Data Summary which includes Custom Report Generation ability .. Added - Certification Data Summary as a Report Type to the Custom Report Designer window .. Added - Unit Data Summary as a Report Type to the Custom Report Designer window .. Added - Custom Report Generation ability to the Waiting List Data Summary window .. Added - Label printing ability (Avery Label #5264, 5460, and 5963) from the Certification Data Summary, Unit Data Summary, and Waiting List Data Summary windows.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - All standard check printing layouts with a larger font for dollar and written out amounts .. Revised - Rent Roll Reports and Tenant Ledger Reports to automatically include past tenant activity with the Current Tenant selection for those tenants who moved out within the Reporting Period .. Fixed - The Running Balance sorting issue in the Security Deposit Report (Ledger Report) .. Fixed - The incorrect Effective Date of Last Rent Change displayed in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry window on the first day of the month .. Added - Contact Name as a Data Input Code for generating IRS 1099 MISC Income forms .. Added - Custom User-Created [.RPT] Report Generation ability to the Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) feature.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD 3560-10 Borrower Balance Sheet feature to allow Fiscal Year eporting period entry, as well as, standard Calendar Year .. Revised - RD 3560-7 Project Budget column selection criteria window for Column #2 Actuals so that the ProRate checkbox is unchecked as the default .. Added - The RD Approved Lease Agreement for the State Maine (RD_ME_LEASE_CD.RPT) as a Custom Report Designer (Generation) form that is printable from the Tenant Certification - Print Options window.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The amounts being incorrectly reported in Most Currently Published Income Limit column of the IHDA Compliance Report when Multiple Income Limits apply .. Fixed - The issue with Annual Income being reported in the LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML feature .. Fixed - MITAS CSV File creation process that was omitting member information .. Revised - Both MITAS CSV file and LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML file features with a validation check to make sure Effective Date is the same as Move-In Date on all Move-In Certifications added to the file.

IN GENERAL: Added - New Custom Report Designer (.RPT) formatted Envelope Generation Forms to the Custom Report Form Library .. Revised - The letterhead layout on all existing Custom Report Designer (.RPT) formatted letters with Management Name, Address, Phone Number, and Project Name notation (replacing Project's Name, Address and Phone Number) .. Revised - Information displayed in the About FHA Software window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - The Multi-Property Reporting issue that was not saving Recert Notice Status entries in the Recertification Notice Generation process .. Added - 2006 versions of Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) forms for Minnesota & Missouri.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The USDA/RD Illinois Approved 3560 Lease, Lease Renewal, HUD Lease Addendum, and Application (Custom Report Designer) forms to the 10-11-2006 Revision .. Added - New Custom Report Designer (.RPT) formatted RD related Recertification, Verification, Waiting List, etc. Forms to the Custom Report Form Library .. Fixed - The Multi-Property Reporting issue with RD 3560-7 Project Budget form generation.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - New Custom Report Designer (.RPT) formatted HUD related Recertification, Verification, Waiting List, etc. Forms to the Custom Report Form Library.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - New Custom Report Designer (.RPT) formatted Tax Credit related Recertification, Verification, Waiting List, etc. Forms to the Custom Report Form Library .. Added - An LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML file creation feature to LIHTC menu options .. Added - A new Alabama - Home Rent Roll report to the Tax Credit Analysis - State Specific Report select list.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Issues with the Recertification Notice Generation feature.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - Issues with the May 2006 RD 3560-7 Project Budget preparation feature that were causing recent problems with data entry and MINC rejection .. Added - RD 3560 HB2 Letter #204 Notice to Tenants of Proposed Rent & Utility Allowance Change and Letter #205 Notice of Approved Rent & Utility Allowance Change to the Custom Report Designer [.RPT] file library.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Current HUD Lease form versions (Sec.8, 202PAC, 202PRAC, 811PRAC) and Ethnicity & Racial Data form to the Custom Report Designer [.RPT] file library.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Current Sec.42 Lease & Lease Addendum forms to the Custom Report Designer [.RPT] file library.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - Issues with printing Labels Only in the Recertification Notice Processing window .. Fixed - Run-Time Error 3163 when attempting to generate a Custom Report from the Tenant Certification - Print Options window .. Fixed - Last letter of tenant name being dropped when generating Recertification Notices .. Fixed - Run-Time Error 3420 when attempting to generate Annual Letters in the Recertification Notice window and there's no activity.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Delinquent Rent Report with subtotal amounts for each tenant entry.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The issue with Modify Certification being marked on the printed RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification when it actually was a Co-Tenant to Tenant action processed .. Updated - The RD 3560-7 Project Budget form to the May 2006 (05-06) release.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The unit number sorting issue on the HUD-93104 Excess Income Report generation.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

NOTE: This update is only available by CDROM. Since the March 2006 release, Simply Computer Software, Inc. updated all internal FHA Software report generation features to Crystal Decisions Release XI which requires installation of new Window DLL files. To insure that all FHA Software users get this update without difficulty, all currently active users will be sent an Update CDROM the first week in August 2006. Users who do not get their Update CDROM by August 11, 2006 should call Customer Service at 1-800-626-2431 ext.#3.

IN GENERAL: Added - A new Custom Report Designer feature to the Utilities menu that gives users enhanced custom reporting and custom letter creation abilities .. Added - Custom Report Generation options for Late Notices, Payment Receipts, Rent Statements, Project Data, Unit Data, Waiting List Data, Work Orders, Certification Data, and Recertification Notices .. Added - The ability to limit Project Filename access in the Password Protection feature .. Added - Equal Housing Opportunity, Wheel Chair Accessibility, and Telecommunications Device for the Deaf graphic files to the Bitmap folder for use with the new Custom Report Designer feature.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Batch/Deposit Report - Batch Number selection issues .. Revised - Check Disbursement Summary with the ability to choose to include Invoice Date or Check Date in selected Beg/End Date Range defined.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification form to the April 2006 (04-06) release .. Revised - EDI File Analysis feature to allow it to be monitored to the screen .. Added - RD 3560 Versions (2-15-2006) of Illinois RD Approved Lease, Lease Renewal, HUD Lease Addendum, and Lead Warning Statement forms that are printed using the new Custom Report Designer (Generation) feature, also provided with this update.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - HUD Income Targeting Report feature to HUD menu options.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A Year End Account Balance Closeout - Setup window in Accounting Defaults which automatically establishes Opening Balances for each new calendar year .. Fixed - The problem in the A/P Check Disbursement Entry window that was inadvertently clearing Accounting Default info .. Fixed - Run-time Error problem when attempting to create an A/P Entry from the Work Order window.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - MITAS Tenant Data Upload feature to LIHTC menu options for Michigan (MSHDA) and Kansas (KHRC) electronic Tax Credit submission compliance .. Removed - MITAS Tenant Data Upload access from the Tax Credit Analysis window .. Added - Alabama (AHFA) Tenant Income Certification Form (TIC) to the Tenant Certification - Print Options window.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The issue with Removing Work Order entries .. Fixed - The issue with editing Work Order Completion Dates.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Run-Time Error 94 issue when attempting to edit an A/P Check Disbursement Entry.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - RD EDI File Conversion feature issues .. Replaced - The RD 1930-8 Balance Sheet form with the February 2005 RD 3560-10 Balance Sheet form version.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - HUD MAT File Conversion feature issues.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The amounts displayed in the "Most Current Published Income Limit" column of the IHDA LIHTC Compliance Report .. Added - CSV File Creation ability for electronic Tenant Data Upload submission to MSHDA's MITAS Internet Property Management Site.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - This 2006.01.27 software release includes fixes to all database conversion and access problems that were issues with the previous 2005.12.31 software release.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Upgraded - FHA Software database files from MS Access 97 to a more stable and secure MS Access 2003 format .. Fixed - The problem with missing Move-Out Records for electronic submissions .. Fixed - Printer Properties button that was not responding in the GRC Pre-Evaluation Summary - Setup window .. Fixed - Rent Rate reporting on the Project Data Summary .. Revised - The font size to 10 CPI for printing labels in the Recertification Notice Process window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The 1099FORM.TXT file to match the 2005 1099 MISC Income form layout .. Revised - The MN Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) form to the 2005 version .. Fixed -Issue of MTD Actual Amounts missing from Budgeted Operating Statements .. Fixed - The issue with the 9th entry not appearing when editing Recurring Tenant Charges that have more than 8 entries .. Added - Missouri's 2005 Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) form to the Certificate of Rent Paid feature .. Fixed - Aged Payables Report issues when run in Multi-Project Report mode.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Current Budget vs Actual and Current Budget vs Proposed Budget miscalculation issues in Column #4 of the RD 3560-7 Project Budget.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Schedule of Tenant Assistance Payments Due page of the HUD-52670 Voucher Request to comply with the recent form change that was posted 12/02/2005 on HUDCLIPS.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Minnesota Tax Credit Summary HTC13 report to the 01/06 form version.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Unit Data Detail report that is generated from each specific unit's Unit Data - Print menu.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Generate Project Worksheet - Setup window with the ability to select and monitor Part II - Multiple RD R/A Agreement worksheets individually .. Added - A Project Worksheet Notation (PWN) entry in the Misc window of Unit Data to allow users to enter custom notations for display next to the tenant's name on a printed Part II - Project Worksheet (example: (Kat) to note a Katrina Hurricane Evacuee) .. Revised - The EDI File creation - Setup window to default the 1930-7 Style when saving an RD 3560-7 Project Budget for MINC submission .. Revised - The EDI File creation feature to use the Total Actual Amount column when submitting Annual Capital Budget amounts in the 1930-7 Style.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The new HUD-50059 Tenant Certification form that is required for use by December 1, 2005.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A Status Column (Past or Current) to the Rent Roll Detail report .. Added - Tenant ID and Check Number to the Tenant Ledger Report .. Added - A Group by Charge Code option to the Tenant Ledger Report which separates each tenant's ledger with a running balance individually for each applicable Charge Code.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Replaced - The RD 1930-7 Project Budget - Part V Annual Capital Budget form with the February 2005 RD 3560-7 Project Budget form version .. Added - The ability to submit all RD 3560-7 Project Budget pages electronically in both RD 1930-7 and RD 3560-7 EDI file formats .. Added - A Narrative entry window to the Comments section for submission with the RD 3560-7 Project Budget form version.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - An Abated Unit (ABT) checkbox to the MISC window of Unit Data as a way to designate this particular unit status on the new HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher .. Revised - Item 6 General Occupancy Information section of the HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher to more accurately report 202PRAC and 811PRAC contracts .. Revised - The Asset Income section of the HUD-50059 Tenant Certification to correct the sort order .. Fixed - Glitch with calculating applicant Income Eligibility status for HUD subsidy on the Waiting List .. Revised - The TRACS/MAT File Format to version 202B.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Texas - Tax Credit Analysis Report to correctly display Vacant units.