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January 30 NAHRO Monitor

January 30th, 2015

January 30 NAHRO Monitor The NAHRO Monitor is a biweekly newsletter that provides updates on the latest legislative and programmatic news in the field of affordable housing and community development. It also features news from the association. January 30 Issue Top News: PAHRC Releases New Moving to Work Report HUD Encourages PHAs to Increase Voucher Leasing HUD Publishes Project-Based Section 8 Proposed Rule and Notice

WinTen : Payroll Tax Update Available

January 28th, 2015

WinTen Payroll Tax Update Available Please read and follow all of the instructions in this update notice  An update is available for the WinTen Payroll Tax Table Calculation dated 1/19/2015. Please download this program update using Update Manager*. This is the first of several updates to the Federal and State tax table calculations. The Update note lists those states affected by this update, if your states tax tables are not listed they have not released new tax tables at this time. Beginning with this release and in the coming weeks we will be releasing updates as they become available from each state. You should however update you system to get any Federal and EIC changes. When you are ready to install the update, EVERYONE must be out of the Payroll program during the update. Please print the Update Notes and send it to all users of the program. Continue Reading…

WinTen2+ Upgrade – January 21

January 23rd, 2015

WinTen2+ Upgrade – January 21 A WinTen2+ upgrade was applied to your production and training systems after business hours on January 21, 2015. Click here for a full list of changes and additions included in the upgrade. This information can also be found in the Main Window of WinTen2+ as you open the application.  Our next scheduled release will be Tuesday, February 3, 2015 and is set for after hours, late in the evening. 

Anniversaries This Month

January 21st, 2015

Anniversaries This Month We love to celebrate our employees! Thanks to these employees for their dedication and loyalty over the years. You have made Tenmast what it is today! Jim Hughes – 3 years Angela Lee – 15 years  

Tenmast announced as a Best Place to Work in Kentucky

January 21st, 2015

Tenmast announced as a Best Place to Work in Kentucky We are excited to announce that we have once again been selected as a Best Place to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management. The 11th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list was released yesterday and Tenmast was included in the Small Companies Category (15-149 employees). Awarded to only a select few businesses statewide, Tenmast has been recognized as being a top place to work five times in the past:     2008 – #22 (Small to Medium Category)     2010 – #25 (Small to Medium Category)     2012 – #3 (Small to Medium Category)     2013 – #5 (Small to Medium Category)     2014 – #4 (Small Category) The selection process is based on company employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal survey taken by employees. We will find Continue Reading…

A Blossoming Partnership: Georgia DCA & Tenmast

January 19th, 2015

A Blossoming Partnership: Georgia DCA & Tenmast Georgia Department of Community Affairs is two months away from going live on WinTen2+. The agency recently released a fun newsletter outlining their journey to the new system. With Tenmast University guiding them through training, 75% of the agency has  completed their assigned coursework, all while managing 16,798 units! Now that is impressive! The first week of January, we welcomed the agencies Power Users to our headquarters in Lexington, KY.  Nineteen members participated in extensive WinTen2+ training that would classify them as experts on the software system. Training will continue when we go onsite in February and train their five offices. Great job to Georgia DCA! Your enthusiasm and diligence is rewarding to us all. >> Check out the full newsletter outlining their experience! (Written by Carmen Chubb | Deputy Commissioner | GDCA.)

How to create a user account at Tenmast.com

January 19th, 2015

How to create a user account at Tenmast.com Creating an account at Tenmast.com gives you access to so many resources right at your fingertips. You gain access to the Client side of our website (password protected, proprietary information) which includes the following:  release information, documentation and manuals, TenMastery webinars, and an open user forum. You can also submit service and enhancement requests while providing feedback on the system from the client side of tenmast.com! Go to tenmast.com. Once the page loads, click on CLIENT LOGIN at the top of the page to open the login page. 2. On the login page, click the Register link at the bottom to open the registration page. 3. Enter the information requested in each field. Click the blue Register button when finished. 4. Once Tenmast approves your request for an account, you should receive an email at the address provided. Click Continue Reading…

HUD Approves a 30-day Extension for the TRACS 202.d Update

January 19th, 2015

HUD Approves a 30-day Extension for the TRACS 202.d Update The Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System (TRACS) is preparing for TRACS 202.d Release to accommodate new and modified tenant certification processes that allow TRACS to verify tenant certification transactions and voucher payments consistent with Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) and HUD 4350.3 Rev-1 Change 4. The Updated TRACS 202.d Release Implementation Schedule is as follows: TRACS 202.d Release Conversion Start Date: 8/1/14 TRACS 202.c Release Conversion End Date: 2/27/15 TRACS 202.c Release Transactions Will Be Rejected: 3/2/15 Read the full HUD press release – click here!

Our January Employee Owner of the Month is…

January 19th, 2015

Our January Employee Owner of the Month is… Terrence Tichenor – PIC Specialist Terrence Tichenor was selected by his colleagues as our January Employee Owner of the Month. Many of you know Terrence as a Section 8 Trainer. He may have even come to your agency to help you! Last year he decided to expand his expertise by moving to the PIC Team where he is now a PIC Specialist. He is a pro at submitting PIC for each of his Management clients. Here are some things his peers said about him: Consistently dedicates his time and energy on tasks that are sometimes daunting to others Humbly digs in, without fanfare or complaint, and sticks with it, no matter the challenge, until the job is done Steps up to take on work that isn’t his to help other coworkers Always ready to help Knowledgeable and great to Continue Reading…

January 15 NAHRO Monitor

January 15th, 2015

January 15 NAHRO Monitor The NAHRO Monitor is a biweekly newsletter that provides updates on the latest legislative and programmatic news in the field of affordable housing and community development. It also features news from the association. January 15 Issue Top News: HUD Publishes Streamlining Proposed Rule HUDProvides Update on 2015 Operating Fund Congress Returns, Committees Begin to Form