Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. provides liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing market primarily by purchasing residential mortgages loans originated by lenders and investing in mortgage loans and mortgage-related securities. It operates through the following three segments: Single-family Guarantee, Multifamily and Capital Markets. The Single-Family Guarantee segment engages in purchase, securitization and guarantee of single family loans and management of single family mortgage credit risk. The Multifamily segment engages in purchase, sale, securitization and guarantee of multifamily loans and securities, and management of multifamily mortgage credit risk and market spread risk. The Capital Markets segment engages in managing mortgage related investment portfolio, treasury function, single family securitization activities and interest rate risk. The company was founded on July 24, 1970 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.