BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks to provide shareholders with current income with a secondary objective of providing shareholders with capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its objectives by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of fixed-income securities that are rated below investment grade by the established rating services (Ba or lower by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's) or BB or lower by Standard & Poor's Corporation (S&P's)) or are unrated securities of comparable quality. The Fund may purchase and write call and put options. The Fund may invest in preferred stocks. The Fund may invest in various derivative instruments, including swaps, foreign currency exchange contracts and options. The Fund's investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. Its sub-advisor is BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.