Housing Finance Agency
57 East Main Street | Columbus, OH 43215
July DevCo Release Update
Update: Directly after the release at 4pm on August 1st until 9:30am on August 2nd the online portal was saving information to OHFA's test system. Some information saved during this time period was already recovered. However, if you entered any Tenant Events or Utility Allowances during this time frame please make sure that they are listed correctly in DevCo.
Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) released several changes / updates
to DevCo Online on August 1, 2016. This new release improved
readability within the OHFA database, Utility Allowances (UAs) and
more. There was no release to DevCo in June. Below is a summary of the
changes to online reporting for July's Release.
- DBA added to Property
Details - Doing Business A's (DBA) field has been
added to the Project Details screen as a reference. The new field
is located directly under the Project Name.
- Compliance Analyst added
to Property Details - The Compliance Analyst
assigned to the property is now listed to the right of the
property address on the Property Details screen.
- Unit Name field Expanded -
The display will now show the first 20 characters of a unit's
- Building Information
Locked - On the Building Details screen the
Building Name, BIN, address, placed-in-service date, Unit Counts,
and Applicable fraction are display only. Owner Pays Utilities,
Notes, and the Unit table remain editable.
- Additional years listed
on Utility Allowance (UA) screen - The
current UAs and UAs for the last two reporting years will show in
list on the Utility Allowances screen.
- Added Alert for updating
Events after new UA(s) - An alert will be displayed
that reminds anyone viewing the property that the rent & UAs
must be updated on each current resident when there is a change
(new effective date) to the Utility Allowances.
- Contacts corrected on
Annual Certification questionnaire - The
owner and management contact persons listed on the annual
certification will now match the primary owner and management
contacts listed on the property details page.
- Fees heading removed from
Tenant Event Receipt - There is no fee associated
with finalizing tenant data so the heading has been removed from
the tenant event's receipt.