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
October 01, 2010 10:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

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

Municipal Funds:

Declaration- 10/1/2010 Ex-Date- 10/13/2010 Record- 10/15/2010 Payable- 11/1/2010

                                                                       Change From 

National Funds                                      Ticker Dividend    Prior  

                                                                       Dividend
BlackRock Apex Municipal Fund, Inc.                    APX   $0.044000 -
BlackRock Insured Municipal Income Trust               BYM   $0.077000 -
BlackRock Insured Municipal Income Investment Trust BAF      $0.073500 -
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust RFA      $0.070000 -
BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust          BTA   $0.061000 -
BlackRock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc.        MUI   $0.071500 -
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc.                        MUA   $0.062500 -
BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust                    BKK   $0.062250 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust                         BBK   $0.086000 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Investment Trust              BIE   $0.078800 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust                       BFK   $0.078600 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II                    BLE   $0.082000 -
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 -
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 -
BlackRock MuniVest Fund II, Inc.                       MVT   $0.088500 -
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc.                          MVF   $0.057000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Fund, Inc.                         MYD   $0.082500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Insured Fund, Inc.                 MYI   $0.072000 -
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 MuniHoldings California Insured Fund, Inc.            MUC $0.073500 -
BlackRock MuniYield California Fund, Inc.                       MYC $0.076000 -
BlackRock MuniYield California Insured Fund, Inc.               MCA $0.070500 -
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 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Insured Fund, Inc.              MHN $0.079500 -
BlackRock MuniYield New York Insured Fund, Inc.                 MYN $0.071000 -
BlackRock New York Insured Municipal Income Trust               BSE $0.071500 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Bond Trust                         BQH $0.082000 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Trust                       BNY $0.082500 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Trust II                    BFY $0.083500 -
The BlackRock New York Investment Quality Municipal Trust, Inc. RNY $0.073000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Insured Fund, Inc.            MUJ $0.074000 -
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc.                       MYJ $0.071500 -
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 -
BlackRock MuniYield Pennsylvania Insured Fund                   MPA $0.074500 -
The BlackRock Pennsylvania Strategic Municipal Trust            BPS $0.073500 -
BlackRock Virginia Municipal Bond Trust                         BHV $0.083000 -
Massachusetts Health & Education Tax-Exempt Trust               MHE $0.070000 -

Taxable Funds:

Declaration- 10/1/2010 Ex-Date- 10/13/2010 Record- 10/15/2010 Payable- 10/29/2010

                                                                     Change From

Fund                                               Ticker Dividend   Prior

                                                                    Dividend
BlackRock Senior High Income Fund, Inc.            ARK    $0.025000 -
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust               BGT    $0.072500 -
BlackRock Strategic Bond Trust                     BHD    $0.079500 -
BlackRock Core Bond Trust                          BHK    $0.067000 -
BlackRock Defined Opportunity Credit Trust         BHL    $0.066000 -
The BlackRock High Yield Trust                     BHY    $0.043500 -
The BlackRock Income Trust, Inc.                   BKT    $0.024000 -
BlackRock Limited Duration Income Trust            BLW    $0.087500 -
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 -
BlackRock Diversified Income Strategies Fund, Inc.      DVF     $0.063500 -
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 -

* 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.

BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EGF) (“EGF”) has adopted a level distribution plan (the
“Plan”) and employs 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 EGF’s Board. Under its Plan, EGF 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 (the “Code”). If sufficient investment income is not available on a quarterly/monthly basis, EGF
will distribute long-term capital gains and or return capital to their shareholders in order to maintain a level
distribution.

EGF’s estimated sources of the distributions paid as of September 30, 2010 are as follows:

Estimated Allocations as of September 30, 2010
                  Net Investment   Net Realized     Net Realized
Fund Distribution                                                    Return of Capital
                  Income           Short-Term Gains Long-Term Gains
EGF $0.080000 $0.065635 (82%) $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)       $0.014365 (18%)
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through September 30, 2010
                  Net Investment   Net Realized     Net Realized
Fund Distribution                                                    Return of Capital
                  Income           Short-Term Gains Long-Term Gains
EGF $0.665000 $0.459340 (69%) $0.00 (0%)            $0.00 (0%)       $0.205660 (31%)

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 EGF’s investment experience during the remainder of its fiscal year and may be subject to
changes based on tax regulations. EGF 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.

Fund 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
Fund
     NAV) from inception to as a percentage of NAV as       fiscal year through August    percentage of NAV as of
     August 31, 2010        of August 31, 2010              31, 2010                      August 31, 2010
EGF 4.83%                   5.75%                           4.26%                         3.50%

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