Real Change is a weekly street newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, USA. It is sold by the poor, many of whom are homeless, providing them an alternative to panhandling. It is written and produced, however, by professional staff, and covers mainstream news as well as homelessness issues. It became weekly in 2005, making it the second American street newspaper ever to be published weekly. Real Change is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization and has a $950,000 annual budget.