Federal National Mortgage Association is a government-sponsored company, which engages in the provision of liquidity for purchases of homes and financing of multifamily rental housing, as well as for refinancing existing mortgages.
It operates through the Single-Family and Multifamily segments.
The Single-Family segment provide liquidity to the mortgage market and increase the availability and affordability of housing for single families.
The Multifamily segment includes guaranty fees on the mortgage and on the multifamily mortgage loans.
The company was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.