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

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

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

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

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

IN GENERAL: None.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

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

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

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

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

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

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

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

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

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

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

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

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

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

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

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: None.

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

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

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: None.

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

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

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

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

IN GENERAL: Fixed - Tenant Change Activation processes that are causing Run-Time Error 94 messages when accessing Unit Data.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - The problem with new A/P Entries with the HOLD box checked being inadvertently labeled with a "Reconciled" notation.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The problem causing the DAO Error Code message when attempting to generate the RD 3560-7 Project Budget - Part IV - Rent Schedule .. Fixed - The Spelling of the word Contract in Part II - 1 of the RD 1930-7 Project Budget - Data Input screen.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Added - RA/Subsidy Amount to the items listed in the Tenant Certification History window .. Added - Eviction in Progress notation ability to the Miscellaneous window in Unit Data .. Revised - The Find - Unit Data window with more entry detail .. Revised - The Unit Data - Preview window by expanding displayed areas .. Revised - The Find - Tenant Certification window with more entry detail .. Revised - The Tenant Certification Data - Preview window by expanding displayed areas.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - The words "Eviction in Progress !!!" will be displayed in red in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry window when selecting to Add a New Payment for a tenant that is in the process of being evicted ... Added - The ability to print custom check formats (Pre-Printed & MICR) to the Check Printing Process - Setup window.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Replaced - RD 1930-7 Project Budget (Page 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6) forms with the February 2005 RD 3560-7 Project Budget form release (RD has yet to release the official RD 3560-7 form version) .. Added - Exempt Income Indicator and Date of Original Project Entry codes to the EDI file format which are now sent with each RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification to MINC .. Added - Eviction in Progress as an available tenant change that can be electronically submitted to MINC .. Revised - The RD 3560-29 Notice of Payment Due (Project Worksheet) to automatically recognize when a tenant, with an expired certification, is in the process of being evicted so that penalties (Overage) normally assessed are suspended .. Added - A simplified Assign RA option to the Unit Data window .. Added - The new RD 3560-12 Request for Authorization to Withdraw Reserve Funds form as an RD Financial Reports menu option.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Entry Validation of Move-Out Date when move-out resulted from death of sole family member.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Louisiana Schedule II to the list of available State specificTax Credit Analysis reports.

IN GENERAL: Added - Invoice Number field to Work Order - Edit Cost window for custom text generation ability .. Added - A new Numeric Affix Code [^F0024] to the Form Control Codes list for entering the System Day with the proper affix (such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.).

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Run-Time Error message that appeared when running Delinquent Rent Reports with Past Tenants .. Fixed - The double A/P Entry problem in the Check Printing Process when selecting Multi-Property Reports, Consolidating Vendors, and Recurring Transactions .. Added - Entry # column to the Check Disbursement Summary .. Added - Move-In Date [^B0059] as an available Data Input Code for Late Notice Text Generation .. Revised - The A/R Tenant Payment Entry window has been widened so that Payment & Adjustment amounts are now listed separately in the Tenant Ledger section .. Added - Prev/Next buttons to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry - Preview Window which allows the user to easily scroll through the list of tenants once a tenant has been selected .. Added - A restriction to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry process which prevents reconciled A/R Batch No. related entries from being edited .. Added - A restriction to the A/R Tenant Payment Entry process which prevents new payment entries from being added to Batch No.'s that have been reconciled .. Revised - The Editing - A/J Adjustment Journal Entry selection process by placing the selected A/J entry into preview mode instead of directly into edit mode .. Added - A restriction to the A/J Adjustment Entry process which prevents reconciled A/J entries from being edited .. Added - A restriction to the A/J Adjustment Journal Entry process which prevents new A/J entries from being added to Batch No.'s that have been reconciled .. Added - A "Remove Recurring Status from Selected A/J Entry" button to the Recurring Adjustment Ledger window to simplify this process .. Revised - The Editing - A/P Check Disbursement Entry selection process by placing the selected A/P entry into preview mode instead of directly into edit mode .. Added - A restriction to the A/P Check Disbursement Entry process which prevents reconciled A/P entries from being edited .. Revised - The A/P Check Disbursement Summary with more information .. Revised - The General Ledger Detail (Portrait version) with more entry information .. Added - A new General Ledger Detail (Landscaped version) report to the General Ledger Report - Setup Window that provides more detailed A/R, A/J, and A/P entry information .. Revised - The A/P Check Disbursement Entry process to monitor duplicate Invoice Number entry .. Revised - The A/R Tenant Payment Entry process to force saving a payment entry when printing a Payment Receipt.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The problem when an Income Type Code is being sent blank in a MAT file.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Added - Applicant/Tenant Search feature to the Data menu and all Find/Selection windows throughout the program .. Revised - The Change Data Summary - Setup window with a Specific Month & Year Only selection option .. Revised - The Waiting List Data Summary - Setup window with an option to Include All Households, or just Elderly Households, or just Family Households, or just Handicapped Households on the printed Waiting List .. Fixed - RunTime Error '3024' message when attempting to print Project Data Summary in Multi-Project Report mode.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - The Work Orders - Edit Cost window to enable both Create A/P and Charge Tenant options .. Fixed - The Sort Order on the Security Deposit Report - Summary .. Revised - The A/P Check Disbursement Entry - Edit Selection window, adding Entry No., Check Date, and Bank Type to the items displayed .. Added - Sort Order options to the Check Disbursement Summary - Setup window .. Fixed - The Preview Report when Consolidate Payables with Same Vendor ID is selected in the Check Printing Process - Setup window.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Updated - The RD menu with the new RD 3560 Handbook Reference .. Added - The new RD 3560-29 Notice of Payment Due form to the RD menu which replaces the previous RD 1944-29 Project Worksheet .. Removed - The obsolete RD 1951-29 Changes to Tenant Status Report feature from the RD menu .. Added - The Review Changes to Tenant Status feature as an RD 3560-29 Notice of Payment Due menu option .. Revised - The RD 3560-29 Notice of Payment Due - Review Worksheet History window to accommodate new form items .. Revised - The RD R/A Assignment Report - Setup window replacing date entry description from Effective Date of RA to Date RA is Available and added Day to Date selection to insure more accurate RA Assignment selection.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - Special Status Code "M" from being reported on the printed HUD-50059 form.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Added - A new Work Order feature to Data Menu options .. Added - A new Unit Inventory feature to Data Menu options .. Revised - Data Backup/Restore feature to accommodate new Work Order Setup and Detail Files .. Revised - Password Protection to accommodate access control to new Work Order and Unit Inventory features.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Run-Time 13 Error issue when printing Rent Statements .. Fixed - Run-Time 9 Error issues when printing Delinquent Rent Reports .. Added - Specific Tenant Only selection to the Rent Roll Report - Setup window ..

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - Waiting List feature with an option to generate both a Summary and Detailed version Waiting List printout.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - Payment Entry Number as an input code (^A0043) for Payment Receipt text generation .. Fixed - Problem with A/P Check Disbursement Entry not being created by the Security Deposit Refund process.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - With the new 02/05 version RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification form.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Includes further refinement of all report features provided with previous 2005.02.18 software release .. Fixed - Run-Time Error received at the end of a Unit Transfer process.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - Vendor Account window with four address lines and widened the Vendor Selection window throughout the program .. Revised - A/P Check Disbursement Entry window with four Vendor (Payee) address lines, Invoice No., Memo, and Due Date fields .. Revised - Aged Payables Report to use Due Date versus Invoice Date as the reporting date .. Revised - All printed Checks to include newly added Invoice No. and Memo items .. Revised - Reset Beginning Balance process to include 4000 series liability accounts.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

NOTE: This update is only available by CDROM. In January 2005, Simply Computer Software, Inc. updated their internal software development & reporting tools which requires the distribution of new Window DLL files to all FHA Software users (over 36Mb of new 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 2005. Users who do not get their Update CDROM by March 4, 2005 should call Customer Service at 1-800-626-2431 ext.#3.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - Gross Rent Change process to correctly carry over previous Effective TC Date and Hispanic/Latino indicator to the new GRC Tenant Certification.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Check Printing Process to accurately include the correct Utility Vendor Name on applicable Utility Refund Checks .. Revised - A/P Check Disbursement Entry - Recurring Check Ledger window to make removing recurring check status easier .. Revised - A/R Tenant Payment Entry to allow negative payment entry to accommodate partial refund entries .. Fixed - Reset Beginning Balance feature glitch when processing multiple projects at a time .. Fixed - Run-Time Error issue when printing a Security Deposit Report for a specific tenant only .. Fixed - Run-Time Error issue when saving an NSF Check entry .. Fixed - The duplication issue of print recurring checks the first month they recur .. Fixed - The issue with including Utility Refund Checks when Multi-Property Reporting is selected .. Fixed - Beginning Balance issue on General Ledger Detail for Fiscal Year reporting periods .. Fixed - Run-Time Error issue when printing a General Ledger Detail for a specific COA only.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The EDI Data Summary to show the new Unit Number for Transfer record types .. Revised - RD 1944-8 Tenant Certification Calculation - Detailed Summary window with all four currently used Eligibility Code Selections.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - HUD-52670 HAP Voucher Request generation to properly report Termination Turnover Data and Change Codes.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - Sec.42 Tenant Income Certification - Detail window to correctly select the proper Unit Meets Rent Restriction at percentage when manually changing Tenant Paid Rent amounts.

IN GENERAL: Revised - Waiting List Summary selection window to include a time period for limiting the summary which shows only Applicants with Contacted, Leased, Removal, Accepted, Rejected, and Inactive Dates .. Added - Initial Lease Term Beginning & Expiration Dates as Data Input Codes for Text Generation .. Added - A Subsidy Type column to the Waiting List - Find window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Run-Time Error when posting an NSF Check entry ... Fixed - Line numbering issue in A/J Adjustment Journal Entry window when multiple entry screens were used repeatedly.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - Applicant Eligibility Determination (Eligible or Ineligible) in Waiting List Data when LIHTC is the Subsidy Type selected .. Revised - The Sec.42 TIC Activation process to automatically apply the manually entered Rental Assistance amount as PHA Subsidy in Unit Data.

IN GENERAL: Revised - Security Deposit Refund entry posting process with an Entry Date .. Added - Security Deposit Refund Entry Details to the Help window .. Fixed - The Contract Rent amount reported on the User-Defined Summary when Multiple Rent Rates apply .. Added - Tenant ID to the Unit Data History - Find window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - A [+] button to the Chart of Accounts - Edit window which automatically splits the Annual Budget Amount into 12 monthly budget amount fields .. Added - A SD Refunded Checkbox & Date field in the A/R Tenant Payment Entry - Edit window to allow users to modify this information for Historical SD entries .. Revised - The Check Printing Process to split checks that have more than 17 entries onto separate checks.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Fixed - The Run-Time Error displayed when attempting to access the Payment Summary window in Unit Data .. Added - The automatically assigned Application Number to the Waiting List printout and Applicant Entry window.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - Check Date field to A/P Check Disbursement Entry window .. Revised - The NSF Check Entry process by automatically assigning NSF Check entries their own unique Batch Number which no longer effects original Batch Number totals and simplifies the Bank Reconciliation process .. Fixed - The problem with zero balance tenants appearing on the Delinquent Rent Report .. Added - A Check Date entry field on the A/P Check Disbursement Entry window .. Revised - Minnesota's Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) feature with a Manual Edit option for creating CRP forms manually .. Added - The Minnesota Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) form for 2004 .. Added - A Rent Statements feature .. Revised - The Security Deposit Refund process to automatically post an A/J Adjustment Journal Entry to show the Bank Transfer that covers the refund check amount being paid from Operating Checking .. Verified - That the IRS 1099 MISC Income text form [1099FORM.TXT] matches the 2004 form layout.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Removed - Outdated MTFS/EDI Data Messages, MTFS Error Message Reference, and MTFS Modem Communications options from the RD EDI File Submissions menu .. Added - Ability to replace FHA Software's Unit Numbers with MINC Unit No.s on the RD 1944-29 Project Worksheet when the RD Unit Number Conversion Utility is enabled .. Revised - The RD Unit Transfer process by automatically creating a Tenant Certification with a Tenant Transfer action instead of Modify T/I .. Revised - Data Entry window for Part IV - Rent Schedule of the RD 1930-7 Project Budget to allow Unit Type N (Not Applicable) to be entered and submitted electronically.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - Ability to replace FHA Software's Unit Numbers with TRACS Unit No.s on the HUD-52670 HAP Request Voucher when the TRACS Unit Number Conversion Utility is enabled .. Revised - The Subsidy Termination process to allow future tenant changes to remain in Unit History when implemented.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - TX Unit Status Report with Unit Qualification information .. Added - The ability to assign specific Multiple Set Aside (MSA) percentages to each applicable Tax Credit Income Limit Schedule in Project Data which allows the program to automatically select correct Income & Rent Restriction MSA percentages when calculating Sec.42 Tenant Income Certifications (TIC).

IN GENERAL: None.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - A/R Tenant Payment Entry posting issue which caused G/L Summary & Detail totals to be off and required using the G/L Reposting Utility to correct .. Fixed - Remaining Balance amount being reported on text generated Payment Receipt when adding a tenant payment .. Added - The ability to generate a Consolidated Batch Summary report .. Added - The ability to Export G/L Summary information to an external user-selected file format (such as comma delimited text, Excel Spreadsheet, etc.).

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Current Approved Date displayed on Part IV - 1 of a loaded RD 1930-7 Project Budget to match the actual date previously saved.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - Security Deposit Amount requirements to allow zero amounts .. Fixed - Stopped sending Elderly Status Codes in HUD-50059 MAT files for elderly members with relationship status as Other.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - The Sec.42 Tenant Income Certification (TIC) Detail window so that it appears automatically upon calculation and provides more eligibility information to be viewed &/or modified, giving the user more control over multiple MSA allocation & compliance during the recertification process.

IN GENERAL: Revised - Data Backup/Restore feature to include more control on what specific data will be restored .. Added - Run the DB Update Utility option to the Utilities Menu .. Added - Two new Text Data Input Codes called Lease Effective Date and Lease Expiration Date that will automatically insert correct dates into lease text.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Added - Fiscal Year reporting setup to the Accounting Defaults window .. Revised - Balance Sheet, Trial Balance, Operating Statements, and General Ledger Reports with Fiscal Year reporting ability .. Added - Option to Add a Utility Vendor Name as 2nd Payee on automatically created Utility Refund Checks in the Accounting Defaults window.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - NY Rental Assistance Payment version of the Project Worksheet to include calculations for Utility Refunds and Overage.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - HUD 4350.3 REV-1 Handbook reference with CHG-1 items.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

IN GENERAL: Revised - The Auto-Update Process to allow the currently available software release to be retrieved, even though it may be the same release already running in your system.

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Revised - Bank Reconciliation - Accounting Balance calculation to ignore if multiple Bank ID's were used for the same COA Number being reconciled .. Added - A safeguard feature to the Check Printing Process that prevents duplicate Check Number usage when running checks in Multi-Project Mode or MICR Check Mode .. Fixed - Recurring Payables having the same vendor ID as existing payables will now be consolidated to one check, when the Consolidate Checks option is checked .. Added - A MTD Budget Comparison report to Operating Statement - Report Types .. Added - A YTD Budget Comparison report to Operating Statement - Report Types .. Added - Security Deposit Amount as a Tenant Charge that is automatically posted to the tenant's A/R when then new Move-In TC is activated .. Fixed - Stopped Secondary Checks from being printed when all check detail doesn't fit on the original check stub.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Added - The option to generate a NY Rural Rental Assistance Payment - Project Worksheet for those RD projects in the State of NY who request NY RRAP Subsidy each month .. Added - An Attachment E - Lease Rider NY State RRAP [NY_RRAP.TXT] text file that can be generated from the TC Print Options window for NY projects .. Removed - The automated Security Deposit calculation feature from processing Initial RD 1944-8 Tenant Certification to eliminate further confusion.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: Fixed - The Review Sec.8 Special claims - Find Window was displaying an incorrect Special Claims Total .. Fixed - The automated Sec.236 Security Deposit miscalculation that was happening for new Move-Ins.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: Revised - All Tenant Income Certification (TIC) forms to accommodate recent changes made with Asset Income detail including Household Member Numbers.

IN GENERAL: Removed - MS Word Merge Editor item from program menu which was inadvertently added on last update (it's not ready for release yet).

ACCOUNTING CHANGES: Fixed - Problem accessing Deposit Slip Report due to new sort options added on last update .. Revised - Made the default Tenant Selection Sort Order to By Unit Number in A/R Tenant Payment Entry.

RD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

HUD SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.

LIHTC SPECIFIC CHANGES: None.