President's Blog

Blog
Duane D. Tinsley, President
Simply Computer Software, Inc.


Duane D. Tinsley is the President of Simply Computer Software, Inc. and has been involved with affordable housing since 1982. Duane is the creator of FHA Software which is currently being used to automate over 5,500 RD, HUD, and LIHTC projects nationwide. Duane continues to be involved with software development and attends industry vendor meetings to stay on top of required changes. Duane also attends and speaks at numerious management association conferences throughout the year which includes sponsor/exhibitor display participation. Most of the SCS website pages provide information about FHA Software for potential clients, as well as existing users. This blog page is a way for Duane to chronologically document ongoing industry related events that he feels are of interest.

Want to send the President a comment? Duane's personal email address is ... Duane@SimplyComputer.net
Upgrade installation for the 2014 AHA of Indiana Lease program has been posted to our ftp site and is now available for download. A new 2014 Registration Code is required. All currently registered AHA Indiana program users have been sent an email announcing the availability of this upgrade and must call Charyl Luth at AHA IN to submit their 2014 lease renewal request. .. DT.
Upgrade installation for the 2014 RRHA of Texas Lease program has been posted to our ftp site and is now available for download. A new 2014 Registration Code is required. All currently registered RRHA Texas program users have been sent an email and letter through snail mail with 2014 Registration Codes and upgrade installation instructions. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.09.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. Third Quarter ( September 2013 ) CDROM Updates for FHA Software will be sent out sent out in today's mail. .. DT.
Implementing TRACS Release 202D has been delayed indefinitly. New (202D) HUD-50059 Tenant Certification and new (202D) HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher forms have not yet been approved by the OMB office and may not be for another six months to a year. We'll keep you advised. .. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.08.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.07.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. The FHA Software - User Manual has also just been revised. A free PDF file copy is available on our DOWNLOADS page [ http://simplycomputer.net/download.html ]. A printed copy can be sent to you with a $12.00 invoice. .. DT.
Attended the RRHA of Texas Conference in San Antonio, TX last week and provided FHA Software training on Friday. It was nice to visit with our Texas users. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.06.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.05.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
Attended the Rocky AHMA Conference in Colorado Springs, CO and the RRHA of Kansas Conference in Wichita, KS this week and was pleased to visit with all our users at both conferences. Will be attending the Idaho AHMA Conference in Boise, ID this coming Monday. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.03.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. First Quarter ( March 2013 ) CDROM Updates for FHA Software will be sent out sent out in today's mail. .. DT.
Our Annual 2-Day FHA Software Training Seminar was held earlier this week and appreciate all those who attended. It's always nice to meet our users and really value your use of FHA Software. Thanks again. .. DT.
We're getting hit with a major Winter Storm and are short staffed in the office today. Support requests sent by email and phone are being returned, but may take longer than normal to respond. .. DT.
Just posted the 2013.01.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. 2013 AMFEE payments were due 01/31/2013. This update release is only available to registered users with paid 2013 AMFEE fees. The Annual 2-Day FHA Software Training Seminar is scheduled for March 26 & 27, 2013 in Rockford, IL. Training brochure and registration forms will be mailed out this week. .. DT.
Just posted the 2012.12.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. Fourth Quarter ( December 2012 ) CDROM Updates for FHA Software will be sent out sent out in today's mail. .. DT.
Just posted a 2012.12.17 Update for the RRHA Texas Lease program which includes a revised 4 page Rental Application form, dated December 2012. A Broadcast Email Message has been sent to all active RRHA Texas Lease users. .. DT.
Annual Maintenance Fee ( AMFEE ) invoices for calendard year 2013 have been placed in the mail this week. 2013 AMFEE's are due 01/31/2013. .. DT.
Just posted the 2012.11.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
HUD posted the Fiscal Year 2013 Income Limit Schedules for both HUD subsidized projects and Tax Credit ( LIHTC ) projects that are to be effective 12/04/2012. Broadcast Email Messages have been sent to all our HUD and LIHTC project users. .. DT.
The main office will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 22nd & 23rd which includes the toll-free support line. Emails sent to Support@SimplyComputer.net will be monitored and responded to throughout the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Have a Happy Thanksgiving. .. DT.
Just forwarded an email we received from Janet Stouder at RD/USDA to all registered RD project users which acknowledges that MINC has a slow response time issue currently with electronic EDI file submissions that may cause late fees to be assessed. The email provides corrective action to remove late fees in this situation. .. DT.
All software products provided by Simply Computer Software, Inc. ( including FHA Software, AHA Indiana Lease, and RRHA Texas Lease ) have been tested and run fine in the new Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Operating Systems. Broadcast Email Messages announcing this fact have been sent to all registered software users. .. DT.
Upgrade installations for the 2013 AHA of Indiana Lease and 2013 RRHA of Texas Lease programs have been posted to our ftp site and are now available for download. A new 2013 Registration Code is required. The 2013 WICARH Lease should be available on or after November 5th which includes new form revisions. .. DT.
Third Quarter ( September 2012 ) CDROM Updates for FHA Software were sent out in today's mail. .. DT.
We just completed revisions made to the 2012 RRHA of Texas Lease program that updated it with .NET programming and new Help Topic screens. All Texas FHA Software users were sent a letter with update instructions. All non-Texas FHA Software users were sent the update on CDROM. .. DT.