Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

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					Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts
Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End
Funds
September 01, 2010 08:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced
distributions today as detailed below.

Several of the Funds announced dividend increases. These dividend increases take into account each Fund’s
earnings potential in light of the current market environment. In addition, two other Funds announced dividend
reductions. Generally, these dividend reductions take into account each Fund’s earnings potential in light of the
relatively low interest rates paid on floating rate securities held by the Funds.

Municipal Funds:
Declaration- 9/1/2010   Ex-Date- 9/13/2010   Record- 9/15/2010   Payable- 10/1/2010
                                                                       Change From

National Funds                                             Ticker Dividend    Prior

                                                                            Dividend
BlackRock Apex Municipal Fund, Inc.                        APX    $0.044000 -
BlackRock Insured Municipal Income Trust                   BYM    $0.077000 $0.003000
BlackRock Insured Municipal Income Investment Trust        BAF    $0.073500 -
BlackRock Insured Municipal Term Trust Inc.                BMT    $0.005000 -
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust        RFA    $0.070000 -
BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust              BTA    $0.061000 $0.001500
BlackRock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc.            MUI    $0.071500 $0.003500
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc.                            MUA    $0.062500 -
BlackRock Municipal 2018 Term Trust                        BPK    $0.078000 -
BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust                        BKK    $0.062250 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust                             BBK    $0.086000 $0.001000
BlackRock Municipal Bond Investment Trust                  BIE    $0.078800 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust                           BFK    $0.078600 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II                        BLE    $0.082000 $0.001000
BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Trust                BBF    $0.075375 -
BlackRock MuniEnhanced Fund, Inc.                          MEN    $0.057000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II, Inc.                       MUH    $0.080500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund, Inc.                          MHD    $0.089000 $0.003000
BlackRock MuniHoldings Insured Fund II, Inc.               MUE    $0.073500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Insured Fund, Inc.                  MUS    $0.074000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Insured Investment Fund             MFL    $0.075000 $0.002000
BlackRock MuniVest Fund II, Inc.                           MVT    $0.088500 $0.002500
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc.                              MVF    $0.057000 $0.001000
BlackRock MuniYield Fund, Inc.                             MYD    $0.082500 $0.002500
BlackRock MuniYield Insured Fund, Inc.                     MYI    $0.072000 $0.001000
BlackRock MuniYield Insured Investment Fund                MFT    $0.071000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Investment Fund                        MYF    $0.075000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund II, Inc.              MQT   $0.067000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc.                 MQY   $0.077000 -
The BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust, Inc. BKN   $0.084000 -
The BlackRock Strategic Municipal Trust                BSD   $0.072500 -
                                                                                   Change From

State-Specific Funds                                            Ticker Dividend    Prior

                                                                                  Dividend
BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust                      BFZ $0.075700 -
BlackRock California Municipal 2018 Term Trust                   BJZ $0.072000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Insured Fund, Inc.             MUC $0.073500 $0.003000
BlackRock MuniYield California Fund, Inc.                        MYC $0.076000 $0.004000
BlackRock MuniYield California Insured Fund, Inc.                MCA $0.070500 $0.002500
BlackRock Florida Municipal 2020 Term Trust, Inc.                BFO $0.056000 -
BlackRock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust                          BZM $0.079000 -
BlackRock Muni New York Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc.         MNE $0.061000 $0.003000
BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Insured Fund, Inc.               MHN $0.079500 $0.001500
BlackRock MuniYield New York Insured Fund, Inc.                  MYN $0.071000 $0.001000
BlackRock New York Insured Municipal Income Trust                BSE $0.071500 $0.001000
BlackRock New York Municipal 2018 Term Trust                     BLH $0.082000 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Bond Trust                          BQH $0.082000 $0.001500
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Trust                        BNY $0.082500 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Trust II                     BFY $0.083500 $0.001500
The BlackRock New York Investment Quality Municipal Trust, Inc. RNY $0.073000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Insured Fund, Inc.             MUJ $0.074000 $0.001000
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc.                        MYJ $0.071500 $0.001000
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Insured Fund, Inc.                MJI $0.072000 -
BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Bond Trust                        BLJ $0.078000 -
BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Income Trust                      BNJ $0.077600 -
The BlackRock New Jersey Investment Quality Municipal Trust      RNJ $0.065500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc.                           MZA $0.069500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Insured Fund II, Inc.               MYM $0.071500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Insured Fund, Inc.                  MIY $0.076500 $0.001500
BlackRock MuniYield Pennsylvania Insured Fund                    MPA $0.074500 $0.002500
The BlackRock Pennsylvania Strategic Municipal Trust             BPS $0.073500 $0.001000
BlackRock Virginia Municipal Bond Trust                          BHV $0.083000 $0.001500
Massachusetts Health & Education Tax-Exempt Trust                MHE $0.070000 -
Taxable Funds:
Declaration- 9/1/2010   Ex-Date- 9/13/2010   Record- 9/15/2010   Payable- 9/30/2010
                                                                          Change From

Fund                                                  Ticker Dividend      Prior

                                                                        Dividend
BlackRock Senior High Income Fund, Inc.               ARK     $0.025000 -
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust                  BGT     $0.072500 $0.002500
BlackRock Strategic Bond Trust                        BHD     $0.079500 $0.002500
BlackRock Core Bond Trust                             BHK     $0.067000 -
BlackRock Defined Opportunity Credit Trust            BHL     $0.066000 $0.002000
The BlackRock High Yield Trust*                       BHY     $0.043500 -
The BlackRock Income Trust, Inc.                      BKT     $0.024000 -
BlackRock Limited Duration Income Trust               BLW     $0.087500 $0.002500
BlackRock Income Opportunity Trust, Inc.              BNA     $0.051000 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust III*            BPP $0.066500 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust IV*             BTZ $0.079000 -
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc.                COY $0.051000 -
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund III, Inc.            CYE $0.050000 -
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc.*                    DSU $0.027000 ($0.002000)
BlackRock Diversified Income Strategies Fund, Inc.*      DVF $0.063500 ($0.005000)
BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc.*                EGF $0.080000 -
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc.     FRA $0.077000 -
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund II, Inc.* FRB $0.075000 -
BlackRock High Income Shares                             HIS $0.014200 -
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund VI, Inc.             HYT $0.082500 -
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund V, Inc.              HYV $0.082500 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust I, Inc.*        PSW $0.057000 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust II, Inc.*       PSY $0.063500 -
Equity Funds:
Declaration- 9/1/2010   Ex-Date- 9/13/2010   Record- 9/15/2010   Payable- 9/30/2010
                                                                      Change From

Fund                                                      Ticker Dividend      Prior

                                                                        Dividend
BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust*                        BCF $0.271800 -
BlackRock Enhanced Dividend AchieversTM Trust*            BDJ $0.245000 -
BlackRock Strategic Dividend AchieversTM Trust*           BDT $0.162500 -
BlackRock Dividend AchieversTM Trust*                     BDV     $0.162500    -
BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust*                     BGR     $0.405000    -
BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust*          BGY     $0.340000    -
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust*                          BME     $0.384375    -
BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment Trust*                  BQR     $0.300000    -
BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc.*         CII     $0.485000    -

* In order to comply with the requirements of Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended,
each of the Funds noted above posted to the DTC bulletin board and sent to their shareholders as of the applicable
record date a Section 19 notice with the previous dividend payment. The Section 19 notice was provided not for tax
reporting purposes but for informational purposes only. This information can be found in the “Closed-End Funds” 
section of www.blackrock.com. If applicable, the final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all
distributions in 2010 will be made after the end of the year.

The BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EGF), BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust
(NYSE:BCF), BlackRock Enhanced Dividend AchieversTM Trust (NYSE:BDJ), BlackRock Strategic Dividend
AchieversTM Trust (NYSE: BDT), BlackRock Dividend AchieversTM Trust (NYSE:BDV), BlackRock Energy and
Resources Trust (NYSE:BGR), BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust (NYSE:BGY), BlackRock
Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME), BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment Trust (NYSE:BQR) and BlackRock
Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:CII) (collectively, the “Trusts”) have adopted a level distribution
plan (the “Plan”) and employ either a managed distribution or an option over-write policy to support a level
distribution of income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The fixed amounts distributed per share are
subject to change at the discretion of each Trust’s Board. Under its Plan, each Trust will distribute all available
investment income to its shareholders, consistent with its primary investment objectives and as required by the
Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. If sufficient investment income is not available on a quarterly/monthly
basis, the Trusts will distribute long-term capital gains and or return capital to their shareholders in order to maintain
a level distribution.

The Trusts’ estimated sources of the distributions paid currently and for their current fiscal year through June 30,
2010 and August 31, 2010 are as follows:
Estimated Allocations as of August 31, 2010
                   Net Investment Net Realized                Net Realized
Trust Distribution                                                            Return of Capital
                   Income         Short-Term Gains            Long-Term Gains
EGF1 $0.080000 $0.05593 (70%) $0.00 (0%)                      $0.00 (0%)      $0.02407 (30%)
Estimated Allocations as of June 30, 2010
                   Net Investment Net Realized                Net Realized
Trust Distribution                                                                Return of Capital
                   Income         Short-Term Gains            Long-Term Gains
BCF  1 $0.271800 $0.016900 (6%) $0.00 (0%)                    $0.00 (0%)      $0.245900 (94%)
BDJ1 $0.245000 $0.039323 (16%) $0.00 (0%)                     $0.00 (0%)      $0.205677 (84%)
BDT1 $0.162500      $0.065380 (40%) $0.00 (0%)                $0.00 (0%)          $0.097120 (60%)
BDV1 $0.162500      $0.055320 (34%) $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)                   $0.107180 (66%)
BGR $0.405000       $0.075510 (19%) $0.329490 (81%) $0.00 (0%)                    $0.00 (0%)
BGY1 $0.340000      $0.097894 (29%) $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)                   $0.242106 (71%)
BME $0.384375       $0.00 (0%)      $0.384375 (100%) $0.00 (0%)                   $0.00 (0%)
BQR1 $0.300000      $0.023700 (8%) $0.00 (0%)        $0.00 (0%)                   $0.276300 (92%)
CII1 $0.485000 $0.088490 (18%) $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)      $0.396510 (82%)
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through August 31, 2010
                   Net Investment Net Realized       Net Realized
Trust Distribution                                                   Return of Capital
                   Income           Short-Term Gains Long-Term Gains
EGF1 $0.585000 $0.39370 (67%) $0.00 (0%)             $0.00 (0%)      $0.19130 (33%)
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through June 30, 2010
                   Net Investment Net Realized       Net Realized
Trust Distribution                                                   Return of Capital
                   Income           Short-Term Gains Long-Term Gains
BCF1 $0.815400 $0.025900 (3%) $0.00 (0%)             $0.00 (0%)      $0.789500 (97%)
BDJ1 $0.735000 $0.119093 (16%) $0.00 (0%)                     $0.00 (0%)          $0.615907 (84%)
BDT1 $0.487500 $0.196650 (40%) $0.00 (0%)                     $0.00 (0%)          $0.290850 (60%)
BDV1 $0.487500 $0.158650 (33%) $0.00 (0%)                     $0.00 (0%)          $0.328850 (67%)
BGR $1.215000 $0.190860 (16%) $1.024140 (84%)                 $0.00 (0%)          $0.00 (0%)
BGY1 $1.250200 $0.118598 (9%) $0.00 (0%)                      $0.00 (0%)          $1.131602 (91%)
BME $1.153125 $0.060893 (5%) $1.092232 (95%)                  $0.00 (0%)          $0.00 (0%)
BQR1 $0.900000 $0.036300 (4%) $0.00 (0%)                      $0.00 (0%)          $0.863700 (96%)
CII1 $1.455000 $0.214220 (15%) $0.00 (0%)                     $0.00 (0%)          $1.240780 (85%)

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  The Trust estimates that it has distributed more than its income and capital gains in the current fiscal year; therefore,
a portion of your distribution may be a return of capital. A return of capital may occur, for example, when some or
all of the shareholder’s investment is paid back to the shareholder. A return of capital distribution does not
necessarily reflect the Trust's investment performance and should not be confused with ‘yield’ or ‘income’.

The amounts and sources of distributions reported are only estimates and are not provided for tax
reporting purposes. The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for tax reporting purposes will
depend upon the Trust’s investment experience during the remainder of its fiscal year and may be subject
to changes based on tax regulations. Each Trust in which you are invested will send you a Form 1099-DIV
for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.

Trust Performance and Distribution Rate Information:
      Average annual total   Annualized current                  Cumulative total return (in    Cumulative fiscal year
      return (in relation to distribution rate expressed         relation to NAV) for the       distributions as a
Trust
      NAV) from inception to as a percentage of NAV as           fiscal year through July 31,   percentage of NAV as of
      July 31, 2010          of July 31, 2010                    2010                           July 31, 2010
EGF 4.84%                        5.74%                         3.88%                        3.02%
BDJ (0.92)%                      12.08%                        9.04%                        9.06%
BCF 5.29%                        8.87%                         11.52%                       6.65%
BGY (5.95)%                      13.64%                        2.77%                        12.54%
BDV (1.72)% *                    6.83%                         9.91%                        5.12%
BDT (0.78)% *                    6.06%                         16.29%                       4.54%
BGR 5.89% *                      6.68%                         6.91%                        5.01%
BME 6.63% *                      6.10%                         3.84%                        4.58%
BQR (10.41)%                     12.06%                        2.70%                        9.05%
CII 3.92% *                      13.71%                        8.48%                        10.28%

* Five year total return (in relation to NAV) as of July 31, 2010

Shareholders should not draw any conclusions about a Trust’s investment performance from the amount
of the Trust’s current distributions or from the terms of the Trust’s Plan

About BlackRock

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail
clients worldwide. At June 30, 2010, BlackRock’s AUM was $3.151 trillion. BlackRock offers products that span
the risk spectrum to meet clients’ needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset
classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange
traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and
enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®.
Headquartered in New York City, as of June 30, 2010, the firm has approximately 8,500 employees in 24 countries
and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the
Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the firm's website at www.blackrock.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release, and other statements that BlackRock may make, may contain forward-looking statements within
the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to BlackRock’s future financial or business
performance, strategies or expectations. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words or phrases
such as “trend,” “potential,” “opportunity,” “pipeline,” “believe,” “comfortable,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “current,” 
“intention,” “estimate,” “position,” “assume,” “outlook,” “continue,” “remain,” “maintain,” “sustain,” “seek,” 
“achieve,” and similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “would,” “should,” “could,” “may” or
similar expressions.

BlackRock cautions that forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties,
which change over time. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and BlackRock
assumes no duty to and does not undertake to update forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ
materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements and future results could differ materially from
historical performance.

With respect to each Fund, the following factors, among others, could cause actual events to differ materially from
forward-looking statements or historical performance: (1) changes in political, economic or industry conditions, the
interest rate environment or financial and capital markets, which could result in changes in the Fund’s net asset value;
(2) the performance of the Fund’s investments; (3) the impact of increased competition; (4) the extent and timing of
any distributions or share repurchases; (5) the impact of legislative and regulatory actions and reforms and
regulatory, supervisory or enforcement actions of government agencies relating to the Fund or BlackRock, as
applicable; and (6) BlackRock’s ability to attract and retain highly talented professionals.

The Annual and Semi-Annual Reports and other regulatory filings of the Funds with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (“SEC”) are accessible on the SEC's website at www.sec.govand on BlackRock’s website at
www.blackrock.com, and may discuss these or other factors that affect the Funds. The information contained on
our website is not a part of this press release.
Contacts
BlackRock Closed-End Funds
1-800-882-0052

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