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Web-Based Annual Reporting System (WBARS)

LINK TO WBARS SITE: www.wbars.com


February 10, 2015, Annual Report Table 4 (Income and Expense)
Description | Training Video (Approx 1 hr., 32 min.) 02/10/2015

November 19, 2014, Combined Funders Annual Report
Please print out the handouts below before viewing the recorded webinar.
Full unedited recording of all of the webinars: www.wshfc.org/managers/2014annualreporttraining.wmv  

Getting Started 101 starts at 2:19 minutes
HOME Mini starts at 2:20:00 and ends at 3:07:15
Digging Deeper 201 starts at 3:07:30
An edited version of Digging Deeper-201: http://vimeo.com/114188570

"Getting Started-101" Handouts: 2014 WBARs Annual Report Matrix
"HOME-Mini" Handouts: Training and Resources | Table 1 
"Digging Deeper-201" Handouts: WBARS Digging Deeper Handout 1 | WBARS Digging Deeper Legal Size Handout


WBARS FAQs Rev 04/2011

WBARS User Guide Rev 12/2012

Utility Instructions

Annual Report Submission Supplemental Materials Update 09/2014

Table 4 (Income & Expense Report) Training Video (Approx 1 hr., 32 min.) 02/10/2015


Washington State Housing Finance Commission

State of Washington Department of Commerce, Housing Division

City of Seattle, Office of Housing

City of Tacoma, CEDD Housing Division

King County, Housing and Community Development Program

Snohomish County, OHHCD

City of Spokane, Community Development

City of Bellingham, Housing & Human Services


  1. You can manually enter information on the website, OR
  2. If you use a compliance software system, you can transfer data via an XML upload from your system.
    XML Import Documentation for END USERS
    XML Import Documentation for SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
    NOTE: If you would like to test the XML data transfer from your compliance software or you experience problems in uploading that your vendor can't solve, please email Steve Reynolds, J Street Technology, stever@jstreettech.com, or call him at 425.869.0797 x114.


  1. Check with the WBARS Administrator for your organization if you need to have an account set up for you in the system.
  2. Make sure you agree with the information in WBARS before you begin entering data.  If you encounter incorrect information, such as a missing unit at a project, email your funder immediately.  Only funders can add or delete units, or make changes to square footage and bedroom size.


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