Update Information

Update Info
[ 2019.05.31 ] 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: 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.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - The "One or more entries are missing" message when attempting to save a new A/P entry.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The User-Defined Summary feature with the option to Monitor the summary.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The Security Deposit Historical Entry process to make project filename selection easier .. Added - The ability to reprint Security Deposit Refund Reports after they have been saved.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A HUD Waiver selection button to the Calculation Completed window that allows HUD Field Office Approved Waiver Codes to be selected for ineligible tenants .. Fixed - The glitch that was incorrectly formatting negative subsidy amounts in MAT10 Records.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Aged Payables Report to exclude Void Check Entries .. Revised - A/P entry processing so that cursor lands on Invoice Date instead of skipping over it when changing project filenames .. Revised - A/R entry processing so that cursor lands on Payment Date instead of Check Number when selecting the Add a New Payment option .. Revised - A/R entry processing to maintain the last Payment Date entered as the default date while recording payments within the same project filename.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification calculation to automatically set all households with an Eligibile Income & Occupancy Status ( Part X ) unless manually changed to Ineligible by the user.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - 202C MAT file compliance .. Added - New HUD-50059 Tenant Certification form changes .. Added - The new HUD-50059 A Partial Certification form used for Move-Outs, Transfers, GRC's and Terminations .. Added - New HUD-52670 Voucher Request form changes .. Revised - The HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher generation policy pertaining to expired certifications that will automatically claim up to 3 additional months of HAP beyond the certification expiration date.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The User Login window ( used when Password Protection is enabled ) to allow the OK button to be selected by pressing [ENTER] instead of having to manually click-on it with the mouse pointer.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Certificate of Rent Paid - Ownership Selection to properly insert Owner Information when Owner is selected.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - iMAX Communications access control to the Password Protection window .. Revised - The HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher - Setup window to allow multiple entries within each SERV, DRUG, FORQ, and OARQ Miscellaneous Accounting catagory.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - TDHCA Web Services Interface access control to the Password Protection window .. Fixed - An issue with reporting Income Limit at Move-In on the WNC-MITC Tax Credit Analysis report.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The AM/PM reporting issue when generating a Work Order form from a selected Work Order wiindow .. Added - A Market Value field to the Asset Information Entry window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A new Sample Invoice Statement form to the Rent Statement - Custom Report Generation feature .. Added - A General Ledger Summary that lists all projects together when selecting a G/L Summary for Multiple Projects ( instead of one project per page ) .. Added - 2008 versions of MN, MO, PA, and WI Certificate of Rent Paid forms .. Verified - That the Misc 1099 form alignment is accurate for the 2008 form layout.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The order of which members were placed in a MAT file when the members changed in the household .. Revised - The HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher Generation process to accurately recognize Anticipated Voucher Date when determining occupancy status for the Tenant List .. Revised - HUD-90100 Annual Recertification Initial Notice form to include HUD 202/162 PAC subsidy type when determining lease paragraph number insertion ( 15, 10, or 9 ) in the first paragraph of this form .. Revised - The Retrieve InBox Messages & Attachments feature in iMAX Communications to automatically include file attachment text as message content.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - A new TDHCA Web Services Interface feature to the LIHTC menu that allows Texas project managers to electronically submit Tax Credit tenant changes to TDHCA's CMTS System.

IN GENERAL: Added - The ability to insert Head Applicant's Birthdate when editing the Sample Waiting List Detail Summary in the Custom Report Designer window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - The Run-Time Error issue when running a Rent Roll Report that includes payment history for future tenants.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Enabled - The new iMAX Communications feature for MAT file submission to TRACS through HUD's web-based iMAX server system. The new iMAX Communications feature can be used now if you submit MAT files directly to National TRACS [TRACMPROD]. However, if you submit MAT files to a Contract Administrator (CA), you must wait until December 1, 2008 for your CA to have iMAX ability before you can send MAT files to them using the iMAX Communications feature .. Revised - All HUD Model Leases by removing the Head Tenant's Name from the bottom page footer that a few State Contract Administrators felt was an invalid modification of the lease .. Revised - The Exhibit 7-1: Sample Annual Recertification Initial Notice to include year when inserting the 11th month in the next to last paragraph.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

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.