Update Information

Update Info
[ 2018.12.31 ] 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 option (checkbox) to include or exclude Site Manager Information when copying Management Data from one project to another in the DATA .. PROJECT DATA .. OWNER INFO .. MANAGEMENT DATA window .. Added - An option (checkbox) to include or not include inactive applicants on Specific Unit Size Only - Waiting Lists .. Added - Unit Transfer to the list of available Include Only Applicants With options in the Waiting List - Print Options window that allows the user to include only applicants (existing tenants) that are required to transfer to eligible unit sizes onto a waiting list summary .. Added - A Consolidate checkbox to the Occupancy Report - Setup window that will consolidate multi-property reports onto one continuous report, when checked .. Added - Other as an additional Race Code selection in the Tenant Certification entry feature .. Added - A new Common Issues & Errors section to the Help Topics feature that provides solutions to common issues and errors that may occur during normal FHA Software program operation.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new UREFUND Tenant Charge Code to the Tenant Charge Code database that will be used to automatically record Utility Refund activity separate from TNTRENT Tenant Rent .. Added - A new REPAYMT Tenant Charge Code to the Tenant Charge Code database that will be used to record Repayment Agreement activity separate from TNTRENT Tenant Rent .. Added - A new [+] selection window button to the Security Deposit Refund feature that will allow paid amounts from other security deposit related charge codes (PETDEP, KEYDEP, etc.) to be included with the default SECDEP amount when processing a refund .. Added - A Security Deposit - Setup section to the Accounting Defaults - User Defaults window that will allow other security deposit related charge codes to be preselected for the Security Deposit Refund feature.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new Section 8 Special Claims Summary - Print option to the Section 8 Special Claims feature.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Changed - The layout of the Reserve Request History report from portrait to landscaped to allow all text in the Purpose column to be displayed on the report.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new AHFA Tenant Data Collection ( TDC ) MDB feature that creates an MDB file with tenant changes that provides electronic submission compliance with the State of Alabama .. Updated - The existing Tennessee HDA Household Income Certification with the current form layout .. Fixed - The issues with submitting Unit Transfers and households with Unborn Children in the XML file sent to the Certification On Line (COL) system.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The inaccuracy of the Head Member's age being reported on the Move-In Listing report.

ACCOUNTING: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A copy of the HUD-90106 Move-In/Move Out Inspection Form [SAMPLE_INOUT_INSPECTION] to the list of custom reports that can be generated from the UNIT DATA window .. Updated - All HUD Recertification & Increase Letters to automatically insert applicable HUD Model Lease paragraph numbering based on HUD subsidy type.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - All RD Ohio Lease Documents to the 04/27/2011 Revision which includes RD_OH_LEASE, RD_OH_ADDM_RENEWAL, RD_OH_ADDM_PLANII, RD_OH_ADDM_PLANIIRA, RD_OH_OCCU_POLICY, and RD_OH_PET_POLICY forms .. Updated - The Colorado USDA/RD Rental Housing Lease Agreement [ RD_CO_LEASE ] and Rental Housing Lease Agreement Addendum [ RD_CO_LEASE_ADDM ] to the 08/09/2010 Revision .. Updated - The RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification to the 08/2011 form revision .. Updated - The RD 3560 Handbook Reference feature with recent changes made to the current RD 3560 handbook .. Added - USDA Form RD 3560-65 (Rev. 08/11) MFH Unauthorized Assistance Notification/Repayment Agreement to the Custom Report Form Library that is printable from the Tenant Certification - Print Options window [REPAYMENT_AGREEMENT_RD_CD.RPT].

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Michigan Tenant Income Certification to the current December 2009 form Revision.

IN GENERAL: Added - New Site/Resident Manager entry fields to the Management Data window in Project Data that allows Site Manager information to be maintained separate from Management Agent information which can be inserted in all custom letters & reports generated in FHA Software .. Added - A GRC Activation Date to the Project Data - Rent Rates window which now displays when the Gross Rent / UA Change process was completed that put the new rent rate schedule into effect .. Added - A GRC Activation Date to the Gross Rent / UA Change window to note if and when a selected GRC Effective Date ( Rent Rate Schedule ) has already been implemented .. Added - The option to transfer an existing Inventory Item from one unit to another in the Unit Inventory feature.

ACCOUNTING: Added - 10 more user-definable Alert fields to the Payment Alerts feature increasing available Alert field entry to 30 .. Added - Phone Number to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry window .. Added - A Utility Refund - Utility Account No. field to the Tenant Specific Information window ( in the Tenant Certification Data feature ) which stores the tenant's utility company account number that is now automatically inserted in the memo area of a printed Utility Refund check .. Added - Utility Account No. to the Utility Refund Report .. Fixed - The random issue with balances being reported on the Aged Receivables Report for tenants with recurring charges that should not have balances.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Mississippi Tenant Income Certification to the current 06/2011 form Revision .. Revised - The State Specific ( Texas - TDHCA ) Unit Status Report form generated from the Tax Credit Analysis feature to match the actual USR form generated from the TDHCA web-based system .. Updated - The Georgia Tenant Income Certification to the current 12/2006 form Revision .. Added - The Georgia Tenant Income Self Certification form [ GA Sec42-TISC ] to the list of available Tax Credit certification forms to print.

IN GENERAL: Added - A Tenant Declined to Report checkbox to the Ethnicity section of the Household Member Information window in the Tenant Certification Entry feature which now separates this designation from the Race section.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The issue with the Aged Receivables Summary & Detail reports where not all units with inactivity were being noted .. Revised - All Tenant Report - Tenant Selection windows to accurately show the last unit number past tenants were in when unit transfers activity existed in their occupancy history .. Fixed - The issue with Recurring Charge amounts being randomly excluded from the Aged Receivables Report.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The HUD-50059 & HUD-50059-A Tenant Certification forms to the current 03/2011 version .. Added - The ability for the program to automatically add an OARQ entry on monthly voucher requests to offset retro adjustments that are part of a Repayment Agreement by adding a "This HAP adjustment is subject to repayment" checkbox when the adjustment is displayed during the activation process and in the Changes to Tenant Assistance - View HAP Adjustments window.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Race Code numbering issue on the PA Tenant Income Certification form .. Added - A new IHDA TST-5 Form to the Tax Credit Analysis - Specific State Report selection list .. Revised - The Iowa Tenant Income Certification [ IA - Sec42 TIC ] form with a crisper form generation ( it was previously light and blurry ).

IN GENERAL: Added - A new Social Security Administration - Consent for Release of Information form (V_SSA-3288_RN.RPT) to the Custom Report Designer - Recertification Notice Verification form library which can be used to verify Social Security and Supplemental Security Income directly with the SSA Office .. Fixed - The Move-In Date used in the Occupancy Report - Vacancy Listing to show the actual Unit - Move-In Date for a mid-month RD Unit Transfer instead of the RD Effective Date that will always be the 1st of the next month.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A new Delinquent Rent Summary (Sample_DR_SUMMARY_LN.RPT) to the Delinquent Rent Report feature that includes each applicable tenant's Phone Number .. Added - A new Include a Delinquent Rent Report checkbox to the Delinquent Rent Report - Print Late Notice feature that allows the user to select whether this report should be printed along with the User-Created notices also selected .. Fixed - The GTC amount issue that was incorrectly being used when charging late fees based on a percentage of GTC for RD Non-Assisted tenants in the Delinquent Rent Report feature .. Fixed - The incorrect Payment & Remaining Balance amounts being reported on a Payment Receipt during the payment entry process.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Total Claim amount displayed in the Section 8 Special Claim - Unpaid Rent/Damages window when a claim having both Unpaid Rent and Tenant Damage amounts is saved .. Fixed - The Gross Rent / UA Change feature to leave the TRACS Date blank when creating the GRC HUD-50059 Tenant Certification .. Added - The ability to print HAP adjustment detail during all individual tenant change activation processing .. Added - The ability to print HAP adjustment detail from the Changes to Tenant Assistance - View HAP Adjustments window for individual tenant changes .. Revised - All tenant change activation features to make sure Anticipated Voucher Date implementation and HAP Adjustment Calculations are being processed correctly for RAP and Rent Supplement subsidy types.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new SAMPLE_GTC_SUMMARY_US.RPT custom report to the Unit Data - Unit Data Summary - Print options feature that provides RD Gross Tenant Contribution (GTC) amounts.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Section 42 - Tenant Income Certification calculation DETAIL window to allow the MSA% Income Limit Schedule used to determine Income Status to be different than the MSA% Income Limit Schedule used to determine Rent Status .. Revised - The Program Type section in the Section 42 - Tenant Income Certification calculation DETAIL window to separate Income Status Program Type selections with Rent Status Program Type selections to comply with recent TIC form layout changes implemented by various State HFA's (Texas, Utah, etc. ) .. Updated - The Iowa Tenant Income Certification to the current 02/07/2011 form Revision .. Updated - The Oregon Tenant Income Certification to the 10/25/2010 form Revision .. Updated - The Texas Tenant Income Certification and Annual Eligibility Certification to the current April 2011 form Revision .. Updated - The Utah Tenant Income Certification to the current 01/2010 form Revision .. Added - The Utah Self Certification 01/2010 form Revision .. Added - The Pennsylvania Tenant Income Certification 01/01/2011 form Revision .. Added - The Maine Tenant Income Certification and Self Certification 01/2010 form Revisions.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Waiting List feature to automatically allow an existing inactive applicant to be added back as a new active applicant without the Heads SSN duplication being an issue .. Added - A Select Specific Units checkbox to the Gross Rent / UA Change feature that allows the GRC process to be completed for one or more selected units only.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The Rent Roll Summary, Aged Receivables Summary, and Aged Receivables Detail to include listing all units that would normally not be on the report due to no activity (Vacant, Negative Renter, etc.) .. Revised - The Check Printing Process feature to all MICR checks to be printed in Multi-Property Checks mode .. Revised - The 12 Month Actuals and 12 Month Budget Operating Statements to report Fiscal Year date ranges when Fiscal Year reporting applies for specific projects .. Revised - The 12 Month Balance Sheet to report Fiscal Year date ranges when Fiscal Year reporting applies for specific projects.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The HUD Notification of Rent Increase letters [INCRSE_H, INCRSE_GRC_H, INTERIMN_H, and INTERIMT_H] provided with FHA Software to automatically insert HUD Lease related paragraph numbers and dates being referenced in each letter.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Unit Transfer feature to allow actual mid-month transfer in & out dates to be recorded in Unit Data for more accurate vacancy period reporting.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The TDHCA Web Services Interface feature to automatically not include Building ID Numbers in the XML file for HOME project submission.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The Certification Expiration Report to accurately recognize the Action Process (Recert) for Market Renter unit types when future certifications exist and are noted in the Future Certification Status column .. Added - A column labeled "Sex" that will display each members sex on the main Tenant Certification window.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A Tenant Charge Code Selection section to the Tenant Ledger Report feature that allows the report to only include activity for specific tenant charge codes .. Added - A Tenant Charge Code Selection section to the Rent Statement feature that allows the report to only include activity for specific tenant charge codes .. Added - The ability to maintain Interest Rate Schedules and generate a Security Deposit Report with Accrued Interest Payable amounts to the Security Deposit Report feature.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The HUD-91067 Lease Addendum form (Violence Against Women) so that it automatically prints this one page form for each adult household member.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The Texas Tenant Income Certification (TIC) and Annual Eligibility Certification (AEC) forms to the current February 2011 release .. Added - The ability to process Recertification Notices based on each unit's Placed in Service Date .. Added - The ability to generate a Certification Expiration Report based on each unit's Placed in Service Date .. Updated - The Mississippi TIC to the current form revision .. Added - The 09/2010 version of the Idaho IHFA Tenant Income Certification form [ ID- Sec42 TIC ] to the Tenant Certification - Print Options window.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The Aged Receivables Report to properly display applicable tenant alert notations.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Multiple HAP Contract section of Project Data with the ability to report on the HUD-50059 and HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher a Project Title that is different than the main Project's Title so that each HAP Contract can have a different Project Title .. Added - A notation to the MAT File Summary and MAT File Analysis to identify if the MAT file was created with Baseline Indicators.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The ability to process a Remove RA tenant change from the Unit Data window.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The LIHTC Data Transfer Standard XML feature to accurately list LI - Low Income as the Unit Type for RD, HUD, and S42 units, regardless if RA/Subsidy amounts exist .. Added - A new WBARS Import XML feature to the LIHTC menu that allows Tax Credit users in the State of Washington to electronically submit their tenant changes to WSHFA through the WBARS system .. Added - Formerly on Foster Care as a Student Status Explanation selection for applicable Tenant Income Certification processing.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The Project Filename Summary unit size count issue .. Added - The Head tenant's Age at Move-In to the Occupancy Report - Move-In Listing summary.

ACCOUNTING: Added - A Total Debits & Credits line at the end of the Adjustments Journal Summary report .. Added - A YTD column to the 12 Month Operating Statement report .. Added - A Balance Sheet ( 12 Month Report ) form option to the Balance Sheet - Setup window .. Added - A 12 Month Budget form option to the Operating Statement - Setup window .. Fixed - The A/P posting issue when consolidating an existing A/P entry with a Recurring A/P Entry during the Check Printing Process.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The ability to monitor the EDI Data Summary to the screen.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The ability to monitor the MAT File Summary and MAT File Analysis to the screen .. Fixed - The glitch where page #3 of the HUD-50059 Tenant Certification was not printing for a household with 11 members .. Revised - The 504 Compliance language at the bottom of all HUD related verification forms & letters to match the wording in paragraph #1 in HUD 4350.3 Rev 1 Chg 3 Chapter 2 Exhibit 2-3 .. Added - A Correct MO button to the Unit Data window that automates the ability to change the Move-Out Date of an existing Vacant Unit entry that is covered by HUD subsidy.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The issue of not including all projects when generating Tenant Certification Data Summaries in Multi-Property mode.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The IRS 1099 Form Processing - PREVIEW ( No Vendor Entries to Report ) message that was incorrectly caused by the previous update release .. Revised - The Void Checks Process window to display a Bank Type Code next to Check No. to differentiate Bank Types for duplicate check numbers displayed.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The MAT File Creation feature to automatically include a Unit Transfer notation for MAT10 Records ( HUD-50059's ) added to the MAT file that are also reporting a Unit Transfer of the same effective date.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Added - The option to Include Forwarding Address Information on the Vacancy Listing .. Revised - The printed Address Book Summary to sort the same as the sort currently selected on-screen.

ACCOUNTING: Added - The option to Include Forwarding Address Information on the Security Deposit Refund Summary .. Verified - The 1099-MISC form layout for 2010 has not changed since 2009 .. Added - The 2010 Certificate of Rent Paid form versions for the State of MN, MO, PA, and WI .. Added - The option to Include Payee's with No Vendor ID's to the Vendor Ledger Report .. Revised - The Include Past Tenant option provided in the Rent Roll Report, Aged Receivables Report, and Tenant Ledger Report, to only include Past Tenants that have a Balance Due for the reporting period defined ( not include Past Tenants with zero balances ) .. Revised - The Security Deposit Refund - Tenant Selection window to only list tenants that are eligible for SDR processing.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Gross Rent / UA Change process to more accurately include adjustments for multiple future Move-Out/In activity for retroactive GRC's.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The Check Printing Process - Utility Refund Checks feature to allow a Utility Account Number notation to automatically appear in the Memo section of the printed check for each individual tenant .. Revised - The Aged Payables Report - Setup window to allow the user to omit specific reporting periods ( 30/60/90/90+ ) from being included in the report .. Added - A new Quickbooks Payroll Transaction Detail import feature to the A/P Check Disbursement Entry window that will automatically import payroll checks from the QuickBooks program.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD Recertification process to not zero out previous Non-Project Based Subsidy amounts from the new Recert.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Unit Count being reported for the total number of units included on the Adjustment pages of the HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher form.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Texas Tenant Income Certification [ TX-SEC42TIC ] and Texas Annual Eligibility Certification [ TX-SEC42AEC ] form sections that TDHCA requires to be completed in writing by the tenant's hand .. Revised - The Texas Unit Status Report to show the correct TIC Effective date when the last tenant action was a Unit Transfer.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Tenant/Applicant Screening feature to allow multiple Company ID's to be added and used for submitting reports to ONLINE Rental Exchange .. Added - Fax and Email fields to the Address Book which can also be automatically inserted in Recertification Notice form ( Verifications, etc. ) generations.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The Batch/Deposit Report feature with the option to choose a Portrait or Landscaped version of the Batch Sunmmary .. Revised - The Tenant Ledger Report feature with the option to choose a Portrait or Landscaped version of the Tenant Ledger Report .. Fixed - The incorrect street address issue that was being inserted when using the new Tenant ID ( T-ID ) selection feature in the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature .. Added - The ability to include other deposit related Tenant Charge Codes ( Ex: Pet Deposit, Storage Space Deposit, etc. ) to the Security Deposit Report in addition to SECDEP activity .. Revised - The Check Printing Process feature for MICR check generation to no longer split the total check amount over separate checks when over 18 A/P entry invoice details exist.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The calculated Vacancy Loss amount in the Determine Income Needed from Rent window of the RD 3560-7 Project Budget to help with this form's proposed budget preparation.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Termination process to accurately calculate the adjustment when subsidy is terminated due to Double Subsidy at Move-in which includes the Termination Effective Date not normally included with other termination actions.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Occupancy Reports - Vacancy Listing with calculated Vacancy Loss amounts for vacancy periods within the date range defined.

ACCOUNTING: Revised - The Delinquent Rent Report feature so that Late Notices are generated in the same Unit # order as listed on the Deleinquent Rent Report .. Revised - The A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature to provide more entry detail when a duplicate invoice is being entered .. Revised - The Tenant Ledger Report layout from Portrait to Landscaped to allow more room for the Description field .. Added - A Tenant Selection button [ T-ID ] to the A/P Entry window that allows a Tenant to be selected as the A/P entry Payee, just like selecting a Vendor Account .. Revised - The Batch Summary layout from Protrait to Landscaped to allow more room for Check No. & Description fields .. Revised - The Tenant Certification Activation process to automatically create the prorated Utility Refund A/P entry for the first partial month of occupancy for negative rent ( UR ) tenants.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD Approved Lease for Maine [ RD_ME_LEASE_CD.RPT ] to the 09/17/2009 release .. Revised - The column headings at the top of the RD 3560-7 Project Budget - Part V ACB form to display more accurately what is being entered in each column as it pertains for a Proposed Budget versus an Actual Budget submission.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The iMAX Communications window to a fixed size so that it doesn't automatically take up the whole screen .. Revised - The HAP Adjustment Calculation feature so that retroactive tenant change adjustments are only created for the time period effected by the specific tenant change .. Revised - The Asset Income entry feature to allow asset entries to be reported on the HUD-50059 and electronically to TRACS that have zero cash value .. Added - The ability to send Unit Transfers as a MAT10 - HUD-50059 Tenant Certification MAT file record ( instead of MAT70 ) when a change in household happens on the same effective date .. Revised - The Tenant Certification - Print Options window to automatically generate a HUD-50059-A Partial Certification form when the tenant certification selected is a Gross Rent Change action.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The IHDA TST-3 Tenant Income Certification form to the 05/2010 version .. Added - The 08/2010 version of the Nebraska IFA Tenant Income Certification form [ NE - Sec42 TIC ] to the Tenant Certification - Print Options window .. Added - A new Certification On Line ( COL ) XML feature to the LIHTC menu which creates the XML file that is submitted to the web-based Certification On Line system for various State HFA Tax Credit submission compliance.

IN GENERAL: Added - The ability to save your main FHA Software window display settings when the program is exited so that it will be redisplayed the same way each time FHA Software is restarted ( only available when Password Protection is enabled ) .. Fixed - The Custom Report Generation feature to allow more than 25 characters of Applicant Address and City, State Zip text to be inserted into a custom Letter printed from Waiting List Data .. Add - A new Tenant/Applicant Screening feature to the Data Menu and Waiting List Data window that allows all FHA Software users to submit tenant screening/criminal report requests directly to an ONLINE Information Service called ONLINE Rental Exchange .. Fixed - The issue when activating a Move-In Tenant Certification so that Move-In Date is automatically entered as Leased Date in the Waiting List - Applicant file instead of Activation Date.

ACCOUNTING: Added -The ability to sort the Recurring Check Ledger list by Entry #, Vendor Name, or Recurring ID Number in the A/P Check Disbursement Entry feature .. Fixed - The Run-Time 429 issue when attempting to print a HUD Unit Number Conversion Utility Summary .. Added - A new Include Utility Refund Activity checkbox to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature, and Rent Roll Report, Aged Receivables Report, Rent Statements, and Tenant Ledger Report - Setup windows which will include Utility Refund Payments ( Negative Tenant Rent ) A/P activity in with normal A/R Tenant Payment Entry activity for those projects with Utility Allowances .. Revised - The General Ledger Report feature to allow multiple chart of account numbers to be selected for generating a GL Detail in Multi-Property Reports mode.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new Sample_RD_Tenant_Subsidy_Code_Summary form, printable from the Certification Data Summary window, that lists RD Tenant Subsidy Codes and Non-Project Based Subsidy amounts.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new Adjustment Pages Only - Subtotaled form option to the Type of HUD-52670 Report list in the Generate a HAP Request Voucher window, that subtotals all adjustment sections .. Added - A new Adjustment Pages Only - Export form option to the Type of HUD-52670 Report list in the Generate a HAP Request Voucher window, that can be saved as a CSV database file and used to export adjustment detail to other software .. Added - A new Tenant List Only - Export form option to the Type of HUD-52670 Report list in the Generate a HAP Request Voucher window, that can be saved as a CSV database file and used to export tenant list detail to other software.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The National Standard (NCSHA) Tenant Income Certification form to the new March 2010 version which added Race, Ethnicity, Disabled, etc. columns to the Part II - Household Composition section .. Revised - The Tenant Certification Calculation process to automatically include non-project based assistance on the Tenant Income Certification when the project-based assistance is RD Non-Assisted and the tenant is getting non-project based assistance .. Revised - The Tenant Certification Calculation process to retain Program Type selections made on previous certifications to eliminate having to reselect this information on each recertification.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Database Back/Restore feature to include the Address Book database in a Specific Project Only backup process .. Fixed - The invalid Beginning and Ending Date layouts that were being displayed at the top of the Work Order Summary & Detail reports.

ACCOUNTING: Fixed - The Security Deposit Report feature that was listing amounts already refunded .. Fixed - The Rent Roll Report that was not automatically listing future tenants with payment activity .. Revised - The General Ledger Report feature to allow multiple COA numbers to be specifically selected for a G/L Summary or Detailed Report .. Fixed - The issue with check numbers being skipped when printing Utility Refund checks .. Revised - The Vendor Ledger Report feature to allow multiple Vendor ID's to be specifically selected for a Vendor Summary or Detail Report.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The issue when Alien Registration numbers were not being carried forward to new HUD-50059 Tenant Certifications created by the Gross Rent Change process .. Fixed .. The issue with the program prompting that the Beginning or Ending of the file was reached while selecting Next or Prev when it really wasn't .. Revised - The HUD Tenant/Rent Analysis report to show Subsidy Type for all occupied units and provide a more detailed Subsidy Type count at the end of the report.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Added - A new Sample Work Order Invoice letter [ SAMPLE_WO_INVOICE_WO.RPT ] to the Work Order - Custom Reports selection list .. Added - A Purge Date option when purging applicant entries from Waiting List Data that allows the user to automatically purge all applicant entries with Leased, Rejected, Removal, or Inactive Dates on or before the Purge Date defined.

ACCOUNTING Added - A new Aged Receivables Report feature to the Tenant Reports menu .. Revised - All Report Setup windows so that changing Project Filenames no longer resets previously selected reporting criteria ( Report Dates, Report Types, etc. ) .. Revised - The standard Balance Sheet layout by removing the Amount Credited to Net Income YTD line at the bottom of this report and instead made it an optional add-on as a custom Balance Sheet Layout feature.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The RD 3560-7 Project Budget form feature by adding the ability to edit the Part IV - A: Current Approved Rents/Utility Allowance section that is reported at the top of page #4 of the form .. Fixed - The glitch with Fiscal Year 2010 being reported instead of 2009 when submitting an RD 3560-10 Balance Sheet to MINC that was reloaded and resaved just before the EDI file is created.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The run-time error that occurred when attempting to display a HUD-52670 HAP Voucher cover page in the Review HAP Voucher History feature .. Removed - The word "Sample" from all HUD Model Recertification Notices provided with FHA Software.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

NOTE: This update is only available by CDROM. Since the December 2009 release, Simply Computer Software, Inc. updated all internal FHA Software report generation features to Crystal Decisions Release XI R2 SP6 & .NET 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 last week of February 2010. Users who do not get their Update CDROM by Wednesday, March 10, 2010 should call Customer Service at 1-800-626-2431 ext.#3.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - All printing issues occurring in Windows 7 - 64bit Operating Systems .. Fixed - The issues Windows VISTA & 7 users were having with print setup windows appearing blank after monitoring forms to the screen by adding a Close option to the window .. Added - Total Labor & Parts Cost amount at the bottom of the Closed Work Order form provided .. Replaced - The previous two Auto-Update options ( Windows XP/2000 and Windows VISTA/7 ) with one Auto-Update Process selection that works in all Windows XP/2000/VISTA/7 Operating Systems for retrieving internet updates .. Enabled - The ability to close the FHA Software program by clicking on the red X button located in the upper right corner in addition to clicking on the Exit option.

ACCOUNTING Added - An F1 function key option while editing A/J entries that immediately moves the cursor ( focus ) to the Project Filename field which allows the user to change project filenames without having to initiate this process using the mouse .. Fixed - The periodic issue with check numbers being skipped when printing a check run that includes Utility Refund Checks.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The periodic Run-Time issues that were occurring when printing RD 3560-29 Project Worksheets in Multi-Property Report mode that included a large number of projects.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The reporting of Item #56 Number of Eligible members on the HUD-50059 Tenant Certification to more accurately report this number when non-eligible citizenship members exist and HAP is pro-rated accordingly.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING Revised - The 1099MISC form feature to only include Contact Name in the Recipient's Name section when the vendor's Tax ID is entered in a SSN layout ( ###-##-#### ) .. Added - 2009 versions of MN, MO, PA, and WI Certificate of Rent Paid forms .. Added - Move-Out Date and Refund Date to both Security Deposit Summary & Detail reports .. Added - A new Custom Layout Designer feature to the Utilities menu which allows our Accounting feature users to customize their Balance Sheet, Trial Balance, and Operating Statement layouts.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - All Tenant Income Certifications ( TIC ) to include Unborn Child in the Household Size count and note Unborn Child on the TIC itself .. Added - Tenant Income Certification ( TIC ) forms for the State of New Jersey, Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The sort order on the Check Register Report by Batch #, Check #, and A/J Entry # when multiple entries exist on the same day .. Added - An F1 option at the A/R Tenant Payment Entry window that makes selecting Unit #'s fast and easy .. Revised - The A/R Tenant Payment Entry feature to speed up the payment entry process .. Added - A Tenant Charge Codes Total section at the bottom of both Batch Summary and Consolidated Batch Summary reports which provides a breakdown of payments by Tenant Charge Code .. Fixed - The issue with MTD budget amounts for December incorrectly appearing on a November Operating Statement .. Revised - The Batch/Deposit Report feature to speed up the reporting process.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Missouri RD Approved Lease [ RD_MO_LEASE_CD.RPT ] to the current 11/16/2009 Revision .. Fixed - The Gross Rent Change issue that was showing R/A amounts on MODIFY TI Tenant Certifications for Non-Assisted tenants .. Added - A new Notice of Rent Increase/Decrease Letter ( INCRSE_R_GRC_CD.RPT ) to the Tenant Certification - Print options window that notifies RD tenants of a rent change due to a recent Gross Rent Change.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The issue with the Recertify process not pulling the correct Last Recertification Effective Date when a GRC was the previous certification in effect .. Revised - The Tenant Certification - Security Deposit Compliance Calculation feature to accurately include all Section 8 program types .. Added - A new Notice of Rent Increase/Decrease Letter ( INCRSE_H_GRC_CD.RPT ) to the Tenant Certification - Print options window that notifies HUD tenants of a rent change due to a recent Gross Rent Change.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - Fixed - The Certification Data Input Codes feature for existing Custom Text Generations.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - The Description field as secondary sort for the Check Register Report listing order .. Revised - The Check Printing Process feature to automatically assign a Tenant ID and Invoice # when printing Utility Refund Checks which also prevents duplicate checks from being printed .. Added - A Close Month Process feature to the Utilities menu that allows users to establish a date that prevents retroactive A/R, A/J and A/P entries from being added or edited that are effective on or before this date .. Revised - The A/R entry feature to automatically assign A/R entry numbers to new payments, charges and adjustments when saved, not when initially created .. Fixed - The Recurring A/J Entry Posting feature to assign A/J entry numbers by recurring group, not individually by entry .. Revised - The Security Deposit Refund feature to automatically assign a Tenant ID to Security Deposit Refund A/P entries made out to the tenant .. Revised - The Security Deposit Interest Refund feature to automatically assign a Tenant ID to SD Interest Refund A/P entries made out to the tenant .. Added - New Workman's Compensation Name & Expiration Date fields to the Vendor Accounts database .. Revised - The A/P Check Disbursement Entry window to display both General Liability and Workman's Compensation Insurance Expiration Dates when adding new A/P entries to existing Vendor ID's.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Missouri RD Approved Lease [ RD_MO_LEASE_CD.RPT ] to the current 10/2009 Revision .. Fixed - The Gross Rent Change feature from inserting an R/A amount in the MODIFY TI certification calculation when tenant subsidy type is RD N/A.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Tenant Certification feature to allow Corrected HUD-50059's to be used to recreate original HUD-50059's effective the same date, when missing.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Data Backup/Restore feature by removing Diskette A: & B: as Destination/Source Path selections and added a Browse button to simplify the drive location selection process .. Fixed - The Occupancy Report - Vacancy Listing report to correctly calculate vacancy periods that involve a Unit Transfer .. Fixed - The Waiting List Data feature to insure that Application Number automatically assigned to all new applicants is the next available larger number .. Fixed - The glitch that was duplicating Comment Text from one Unit Inventory to another when adding a new Unit Inventory entry .. Added - 5BR and 6BR unit sizes to the Unit Count section on the Project Filename Summary that is generated from the Project Data window .. Added - A second envelope form [ ENVELOPE_FWDADDR_UD.RPT ] to the Custom Report Generation feature in Unit Data that uses forwarding address information.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A new option when editing Vendor Account Information that will automatically update vendor address information in all unpaid A/P entries that exist for the specific vendor account .. Added - The ability to print envelopes [ ENVELOPE_SDR.RPT ] from the Security Deposit Refund Report feature that includes forwarding address information.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Missouri RD Approved Lease [ RD_MO_LEASE_CD.RPT ] to the current 9/2009 Revision .. Added - A MINC System Login Website option to the RD .. RD EDI File Submissions pull down menu that provides direct access to MINC's login screen without having to leave the FHA Software program window .. Added - A Browse button to the Copy an EDI File feature that simplifies the destination drive/folder selection process.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - Tenant Certification database structure to allow multiple certification entries to exist as TC History that are effective on the same day ( example: a 06/01/2009 Move-In and 06/01/2009 Corrected Move-In, a 07/01/2009 Annual and 07/01/2009 Corrected Annual, a 08/01/2009 Interim and 08/01/2009 Corrected Interim, etc. ) .. Revised - The process of creating a Corrected HUD-50059 Tenant Certification by using a new Correct option instead of Revising the existing TC .. Revised - The HUD 4350.3 Handbook reference to the current Change 3 ( 6/09 ) version .. Revised - Calculations on all HUD Special Claims forms to comply with 202C rounding requirements .. Added - A Browse button to the Copy a MAT File feature that simplifies the destination drive/folder selection process.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The maximum number of Building ID's allowed per project from 100 to 200 .. Fixed - The Waiting List Data feature to more accurately determine Income Eligibility Status for 1990 or After tax credit type properties.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A new Create SDIR A/P Entries option to the Security Deposit Interest Refunds feature which automatically creates SDIR A/P entries for all applicable tenants defined in the setup window .. Added - The ability to assign Recurring ID Numbers ( R-ID ) to Recurring A/P entries that will be used in the Check Printing Process feature .. Added - The ability to selectively include Recurring A/P entries during the Check Printing Process by selecting the desired Recurring A/P ID ( R-ID ) .. Added - The ability to assign Recurring ID Numbers to Recurring A/J entries .. Added - A new Recurring > Recurring A/J Entry - Posting Process feature to the A/J Adjustments Journal Entry window that allows selected Recurring A/J entries to be automatically posted for one or multiple projects at a time.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Tenant Certification calculation feature to allow Child Care Expenses to be entered for Foster Children .. Revised - The HUD-52670 HAP Voucher History feature to create a 202C MAT file version of a Voucher Deletion record .. Added - Form HUD-91066 Violence Against Women - Lease Addendum to the Tenant Certification Data - Print options window .. Added - Form HUD-91067 Certification of Domestic Violence to the Tenant Certification Data - Print options window.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new Annual Eligibility Certification form [ TX-Sec42 AEC ] to the Tenant Income Certification (TIC) selection list in the Print Options window of Tenant Certification Data .. Revised - The Oregon Housing and Community Services ( OHCS ) Tenant Income Certification ( TIC ) to the 05/01/2009 form revision .. Added - The Missouri Exhibit B - Tenant Income Certification form [ MO-Sec42 TIC ] to the Tenant Income Certification (TIC) selection list in the Print Options window of Tenant Certification Data.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The A/P entry process to display Vendor Insurance Coverage Status ( at the bottom left corner of the A/P window ) each time a new Vendor Account is selected .. Added - A new Payment Alerts - Setup feature to the Accounting menu .. Added - A new Alerts window ( button ) to the Misc window in Unit Data that allows the user to select applicable Payment Alerts &/or enter Tenant Notes for each tenant .. Added - A new Payment Alerts option ( button ) on the A/R Tenant Payment Entry window that displays Alert Codes ( in red lettering ) for applicable tenants, along with the ability to assign Alert codes and Tenant Notes from the A/R entry window .. Revised - The maximum allowable lengths of Description entry fields in both A/J and A/P entry windows from 25 to 40 characters .. Added - The ability to generate Custom Operating Statement layouts .. Added - A new MTD & YTD Budget Comparison report to the Operating Statements feature .. Fixed - The Run-Time 13 error when attempting to preview 1099's onscreen .. Moved - Existing Check Register feature from the Financial Statements menu to the A/P Check Disbursement Entry - Print menu and renamed it Check Listing .. Replaced - previous Check Register feature with a revised Check Register Report feature .. Added - The ability to include co-tenant names on custom late notice generations.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The issue with inserting multiple Joint Custody Codes when creating a HUD-50059 Tenant Certification MAT file .. Revised - All HUD forms to comply with HUD's "Software Vendor Generated HUD Forms Requirement Matrix" by removing OMB Expiration Dates and adding Public Reporting Burden pages to those forms that were previously missing them .. Added - The ability to automatically print HUD-50059 A forms for all GRC's effective the same date, eliminating the need to select & print each one individually.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A new Security Deposit Interest Refund feature to the Tenant Reports menu that automatically calculates one year's worth of interest for tenants based on Move-In Anniversary months .. Added - The ability to create and generate custom forms from the Security Deposit Refund feature .. Added - The ability to generate custom Balance Sheet layouts .. Added - The ability to generate custom Trial Balance layouts .. Revised - The Vendor Accounts feature to make Vendor location and selection easier .. Added - Insured By ,Insurances Expiration, and Comment fields to the Vendor Accounts database .. Revised - The A/J entry process to duplicate the description field of the previous entry line when creating a new entry line .. Revised - The A/J entry Chart of Account Selection window to simplify COA selection by simply typing in the first few numbers and pressing enter to select .. Revised - The A/J entry window to display the full description of the Chart of Account selected when manually entering the COA Number .. Revised - The A/P entry process to duplicate the description field of the previous entry line when creating a new entry line .. Revised - The A/P entry Chart of Account Selection window to simplify COA selection by simply typing in the first few numbers and pressing enter to select .. Revised - The A/P entry window to display the full description of the Chart of Account selected when manually entering the COA Number .. Fixed - The Security Deposit Refund process so that the tenant's forwarding address is used on the tenant's refund check.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The adjustment calculation issue for Unit Transfers .. Updated - All HUD form expiration dates to 04/30/2009 .. Revised - All HUD Model Leases to show lease expiration dates as the last day of lease term instead of the day after the lease termination date.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.