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NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. Municipal Funds: Declaration - 1/3/2011         Ex-Date - 1/12/2011          Record - 1/14/2011         Payable - 2/1/2011                   National Funds Ticker Dividend Change FromPriorDividend BlackRock Apex Municipal Fund, Inc. APX $0.044000 - BlackRock Municipal Income Quality Trust BYM $0.077000 - BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust BAF $





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									Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts
Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End
Funds
January 03, 2011 06:22 PM Eastern Time  

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

Municipal Funds:

Declaration - 1/3/2011         Ex-Date - 1/12/2011          Record - 1/14/2011         Payable - 2/1/2011
                                                                                            Change From
National Funds                                                         Ticker Dividend Prior
                                                                                            Dividend
BlackRock Apex Municipal Fund, Inc.                                    APX $0.044000 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Quality Trust                               BYM $0.077000 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust                    BAF $0.074500 -
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 $0.080100 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II                                    BLE $0.083500 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Trust                            BBF $0.075375 -
BlackRock Municipal 2018 Term Trust                                    BPK $0.078000 -
BlackRock MuniEnhanced Fund, Inc.                                      MEN $0.057000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II, Inc.*                                  MUH $0.080500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund, Inc.*                                     MHD $0.090500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II, Inc.                           MUE $0.073500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund, Inc.                              MUS $0.074000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund                         MFL $0.075000 -
BlackRock MuniVest Fund II, Inc.                                       MVT $0.088500 -
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc.                                          MVF $0.059000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Fund, Inc.                                         MYD $0.082500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc.                             MYI $0.072000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund                            MFT $0.071000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Investment Fund                                    MYF $0.077500 -
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 $0.074000 -
                                                                                            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 Quality Fund, Inc.                   MUC     $0.075500    -
BlackRock MuniYield California Fund, Inc.                              MYC     $0.079000    -
BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund, Inc.                      MCA     $0.073500    -
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 Quality Fund, Inc.                     MHN     $0.079500    -
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund, Inc.                        MYN     $0.071000    -
BlackRock New York Municipal 2018 Term Trust, Inc.                     BLH     $0.082000    -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Quality 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 Quality Fund, Inc.                   MUJ     $0.074000    -
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc.                              MYJ     $0.072500    -
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Quality Fund, Inc.                      MJI     $0.072000    -
BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Bond Trust*                             BLJ     $0.078000    -
BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Income Trust                            BNJ     $0.079100    -
The BlackRock New Jersey Investment Quality Municipal Trust            RNJ     $0.065500    -
BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc.                                 MZA     $0.069500    -
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund II, Inc.                     MYM     $0.071500    -
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund, Inc.                        MIY     $0.076500    -
BlackRock MuniYield Pennsylvania Quality Fund                          MPA     $0.076500    -
The BlackRock Pennsylvania Strategic Municipal Trust                   BPS     $0.076000    -
BlackRock Virginia Municipal Bond Trust*                               BHV     $0.083000    -
Massachusetts Health & Education Tax-Exempt Trust                      MHE     $0.070000    -

* 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.

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clients worldwide. At September 30, 2010, BlackRock’s AUM was $3.446 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 September 30, 2010, the firm has approximately 8,900 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

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assumes no duty to and does not undertake to update forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ
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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
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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.

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