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					Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts
Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End
Funds
July 01, 2011 05:06 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- 7/1/2011 Ex-Date- 7/13/2011 Record- 7/15/2011 Payable- 8/1/2011
                                                                               Change From
National Funds                                               Ticker Dividend   Prior
                                                                               Dividend
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   $0.062500   -
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   $0.088500   -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Investment Trust                    BIE   $0.081000   -
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   $0.081500   -
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   $0.076500   -
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   $0.068000   -
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   $0.076500   -
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   -

Taxable Municipal Fund:

Declaration- 7/1/2011 Ex-Date- 7/13/2011 Record- 7/15/2011 Payable- 7/29/2011
                                                    Change From
Fund                                Ticker Dividend Prior
                                                    Dividend
BlackRock Build America Bond Trust BBN $0.118300 -

Taxable Funds:

Declaration- 7/1/2011 Ex-Date- 7/13/2011 Record- 7/15/2011 Payable- 7/29/2011
                                                                     Change From
Fund                                                Ticker Dividend Prior
                                                                     Dividend
BlackRock Senior High Income Fund, Inc.             ARK $0.025000 -
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust                BGT $0.077500 -
BlackRock Strategic Bond Trust                      BHD $0.084500 -
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 $0.036500 -
BlackRock Limited Duration Income Trust             BLW $0.102500 -
BlackRock Income Opportunity Trust, Inc.            BNA $0.051000 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust III        BPP $0.054000 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust IV         BTZ $0.069000 -
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     $0.058500    -
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     $0.073000    -
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     $0.085000    -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust I, Inc.             PSW     $0.049500    -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust II, Inc.            PSY     $0.053500    -

* 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 2011 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. If sufficient investment income is not available on a quarterly/monthly basis, EGF will distribute
long-term capital gains and or return capital to its shareholders in order to maintain a level distribution.

EGF’s estimated sources of the distributions paid as of June 30, 2011 are as follows:

Estimated Allocations as of June 30, 2011
                  Net Investment    Net Realized     Net Realized Long-
Fund Distribution Income            Short-Term Gains Term Gains                   Return of Capital
EGF 1 $0.080000 $0.064681 (81%) $0 (0%)              $0 (0%)                      $0.015319 (19%)
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through June 30, 2011
                  Net Investment    Net Realized     Net Realized Long-
Fund Distribution Income            Short-Term Gains Term Gains                   Return of Capital
EGF1 $0.400000 $0.316944 (79%) $0 (0%)               $0 (0%)                      $0.083056 (21%)

1 The Fund 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 a Fund’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 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 fiscal
                                                 Cumulative total return
     return (in relation to distribution rate                                   year distributions as
                                                 (in relation to NAV) for
Fund NAV) for the 5-year expressed as a                                         a percentage of
                                                 the fiscal year through
     period ending on       percentage of NAV as                                NAV as of
                                                 05/31/2011
     05/31/2011             of 05/31/2011                                       05/31/2011
EGF 5.07%                    5.84%                    2.32%                    1.95%

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 March 31, 2011, BlackRock’s assets under management were $3.648 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 March 31, 2011, the firm has approximately
9,300 employees in 26 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 and volatility in political, economic or industry
conditions, the interest rate environment, foreign exchange rates or financial and capital markets, which could result in
changes in demand for the Fund or in the Fund’s net asset value; (2) the relative and absolute investment
performance of the Fund and its investments; (3) the impact of increased competition; (4) the unfavorable resolution
of any legal proceedings; (5) the extent and timing of any distributions or share repurchases; (6) the impact, extent
and timing of technological changes; (7) the impact of legislative and regulatory actions and reforms, including the
recently approved Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and regulatory, supervisory or
enforcement actions of government agencies relating to the Fund or BlackRock, as applicable; (8) terrorist activities,
international hostilities and natural disasters, which may adversely affect the general economy, domestic and local
financial and capital markets, specific industries or BlackRock; (9) BlackRock’s ability to attract and retain highly
talented professionals; (10) BlackRock’s success in maintaining secondary market support for the Fund; (11) the
impact of BlackRock electing to provide support to its products from time to time; (12) the impact of problems at
other financial institutions or the failure or negative performance of products at other financial institutions; and (13)
the ability of BlackRock to integrate the operations of Barclays Global Investors.

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
BlackRock’s website is not a part of this press release.

Contacts
BlackRock Closed-End Funds
1-800-882-0052

				
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