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NewViews Feature Showcase – EFT Payments to Suppliers

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Throughout April, we’ll be showcasing NewViews and EFT (electronic funds transfer) to pay suppliers and accept deposits from customers. EFT is a time-saving and convenient option that helps you manage your cash flow and reduces costs associated with producing and processing paper cheques. Best of all, EFT functionality is built right into NewViews – the only additional charges are any fees your bank may impose.  Make sure you are running an up-to-date version of NewViews to take advantage of this great feature.

The video below demonstrates how to pay suppliers using EFT; next week, we’ll upload a video on how to accept deposits from customers.

We’ll also be posting FAQs for NewViews and EFT, and hosting a live online “Ask the NewViews Expert’ session on April 25 at 1 pm EST. To register for the online event and have your EFT questions answered live, click here.

 

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NewViews 2.32 Service Pack 2 Released

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This release only impacts NewViews for Non-Profit Housing users, who should install it at their earliest convenience. NV2 users can choose to skip this release.

To download this update, click here.

This service pack fixes the following bugs in the NewViews for Non-Profit Housing edition:

  • If household income for a unit exceeds market rent, negative subsidy amounts were generated. This release fixes the bug and will automatically recalculate any RGI items that have a negative subsidy.This bug was introduced in version 2.32.0 (released February 9, 2018) and will likely only affect changes to RGI information made since February 9.
  • For federally funded housing providers with final adjustments there are two bug fixes.
    • The first bug, introduced in version 2.32.0 (released February 9, 2018), did not include final adjustments (if any) in the total rent calculation.
    • The second bug, introduced in version 2.29.0 (released July 27, 2016), caused final adjustments (if any) to be added after the minimum/market rent calculation was made instead of before.

    If you encountered the first bug you will have to manually trigger a recalculation. Note that editing an RGI item’s information will trigger an automatic recalculation. To trigger a manual recalculation without editing any data, position in the Description column of the affected RGI item and press [Esc] followed by [F5].

    If you encountered the second bug you may choose to recalculate, or not. This is not a common bug and the amount of the error is less than or equal to the amount of the final adjustments.

    You could recalculate now and communicate any change to the member/tenant, or you could let the RGI item stand as is and have the correction happen automatically next time a change to the member/tenant RGI information occurs.

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NewViews version 2.32 released

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NewViews version 2.32 is now available. To download, click here. To see a short demo of two great new features provided in this version – Print Journal Transactions and Pin Default View – please watch the short video below. Note that this version also includes updated US Payroll for 2018.

In addition to the two new features mentioned above, NewViews for Non-Profit Housing also provides the following enhancements:  A new Tools>Populate Utilities command, an updated RGI Calc Window Tab and Printout, and the ability to enter deposit amounts directly on the RGI, Rent Summary or RGI, Rent Detail view of a table of member/tenant accounts.

 

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NewViews 2.31 Service Pack 3 Released
This is a security and stability update.

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NewViews version 2.31 service pack 3 in now available. This service pack includes the following:

  • Block close balance forward script
  • Connection monitor displays megabytes.
  • Several Problems/Bug FixesThe NewViews service could silently hang and not restart.

    Investigation revealed that the service could hang when the service port (usually 7890) was accessed by an unauthorized outside entity, whether inadvertantly, or due to a hacking attack on the port. Normally when a bug is detected in the service, the service will restart and workstations are notified that their connections are lost. In this particular problem the service was not restarted and the workstations were not notified. All NewViews processes appeared to hang.

    Steps have been taken so that the service will ignore and survive such unauthorized access, without the need to restart, and these steps have been successful under this release. Note also that this problem and it’s fix also apply when running the NewViews server directly (i.e. not as a windows service).

To download, click here

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NewViews 2.31 Service Pack 2 Released

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NewViews version 2.31 service pack 2 is now available. This service pack includes the following:

  • July 2017 Payroll Update
  • Auto-Reconcile Import Suspense Account Map
  • Rent transactions can post to a greater set of accounts (NPH only)
  • RGI Review Dates (NPH only)
  • Problems/Bug Fixes

To download, click here.

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NewViews 2.31 is Now Available

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NewViews version 2.31 is now available. To download, click here.

What’s New

  • Maintenance Release
  • New Tools for the Non-Profit Housing release
    • Tools for moving members/tenants in, out, and internally.
    • Creates all necessary transactions involved in the move.
    • Print Rent Receipts for members/tenants.
  • Problem/Bug Fixes