ORG XMIT: CAPS115 ** EMBARGOED FOR USE UNTIL 12:01 A.M. PDT Thursday, July 20 **A woman walks next to a “For Rent” sign at an apartment complex in Palo Alto Calif., Wednesday, July 19, 2006. Apartment occupancy rates rose across most of the West’s major markets in the second quarter, driving rents higher compared to the same period last year, according to a report released Thursday, July 20, 2006. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)