Tenant ledger by unit, status of rent payments

It would be great to have a way to add (then be able to list) what unit(s) has any outstanding payments due … (e.g. A tenant did not make a full rent payment, a way to list the balance due and a late charge as outstanding)

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In addition to quoting @devin, but not to push other REI products for residential property investors, there are other “products” out there that do everything that you mentioned, including free prodcuts. For most investors, including myself, the cash basis of accounting is the most effective and efficient way to monitor and track our investments, and Stessa does a great job at providing the tools necessary to complete that task. In addition, simply performing variance analysis on your reports from Stessa would indicate a potential collections problem.


I would also like to have a more detailed view of rent rolls. Love Stessa so far, the ONLY reason I’ve found so far that it falls short for me is the ability to track rent, current, late etc. a snapshot of where we were for the month on collections would just be a home run for us. The ability to designate and apply late payments would be a bonus. Thanks


I’d also like to request this feature. It’s not really about accounting, it’s more a reminder and tracking for status of collection. I want to track if specific tenants are habitually late, which payments were tied to any documents (pay or quit, etc.) delivered, etc.


I am going to throw in a vote for this as well. Stessa has been phenomenal thus far and I have really enjoyed it. The only thing stopping me from using it solely is the rent / tenant management piece. The rent / tenant piece isn’t much extra compared to what the app does right now. I use another app to:

  1. Manage leases. Stessa alerts to when a lease is expiring, which is nice.
  2. Create invoices (automatically does this).
  3. Send receipts (for the tenants that actually want that).
  4. Manage who has paid and who has not. I basically have a notification on the app that says people have paid or not.

Stessa already handles most of everything else I need. Very happy with it so far.


Would love this!! Sort of a snap shot of where each property is re; rent on time, or multiple times late.

I also would love to have the ability to see who hasn’t paid by property. Or be able to run a rent/income report that tags by property, listing monthly income without having to run each individual property.


I would love to have the ability to see rent status by month by property in a rollup that could even trigger email reminders after X days into the next month with no payments. That would be a nice reminder. Otherwise we need to create separate products to manually track this information which is redundant.

Love stessa so far!


Agree with all, love the product just need a little more functionality.

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In response to this thread and other similar requests, we’ve begun releasing a series of features to help you track rental income in more detail. Specifically, we recently added the ability to assign income (and expenses) to a specific unit. You can also now run reports at the unit level. In addition, Stessa now shows your most recent income transaction for each unit in the far right column on your Leases & Tenants page.

More new features are in the works. We’ll continue to update this thread with each new release.

In the meantime, we recommend assigning existing rental income transactions at the unit-level whenever it makes sense. That way you’ll be ready to take advantage of the new features and reports as they’re released.


FYI - Work is underway on a new tenant ledger feature that will track payment status, balances due, etc. by tenant / unit. This thread will be updated when we’re ready to enlist beta testers to provide early feedback sometime in November or December 2020.

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As work continues on many new features discussed in this thread, we’re happy to announce that a formal Rent Roll report is now available via the Reports page.


See all your units, occupancy status, tenant names, and key dates across your entire portfolio on a single page. More columns, including payment status and balances by tenant will be added to this report in the near future.

In the meantime, make sure you are accurately assigning all income transactions to the proper unit/tenancy via your Transactions page. This will ensure that your tenant ledger report is populated and ready to go when we release the new feature in the weeks to come.