Apartments for rent in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg), is a very important sector of the real estate market of the city. For decade she got a whole new level. According to various information sources major processes that occur at the market rent of apartments in St. Petersburg at this time, been a significant increase in rental rates, an increase by several times the market capacity (number of apartment offered for rent on the open market), major shifts in toward civilization lease. Rising prices for rental apartments in St. Petersburg occurred due to rapidly rising demand, growth is influenced by many factors. Of these, the main is the inability to buy a home because of rapid growth of its value when purchasing a substantial increase in demand for rental housing in St. Petersburg by legal persons and increasing flow of people coming to our city on a permanent or temporary rates. Of course, the global crisis of 2008, the consequences of which affect, and now, could not help but reflect on the state of the rental market (commercial recruitment) of housing in the city of St. Petersburg. As a result, demand has decreased slightly and, as Consequently, the level of rents. Moreover, the most heavily damaged an apartment mid-range with rates from 30000 to 60000 rubles per month. This is explained by the fact that a large share of such apartments rented to legal entities its specialists, who were invited from other regions. Because of the crisis, these firms had to cut their business. As a result, the need for specialists in other cities fell away in the first place, their services refused, and they had to release the apartments that they rented. Vacate the apartment in a large mass exhibited again at the market, resulting in an overabundance of them and started to decrease their cost. Note that, despite to reduce demand and rates their level in St. Petersburg today remains quite high. The main factors of growth in the rental market in St. Petersburg was an influx of new apartments (mainly due to apartments in newly constructed homes), and to market apartments, those who passed before, "an acquaintance". Development of civilized relations manifested mainly in the fact that in the last 4-5 years in Peter finally worked and entrenched the contractual relationship between market participants. Practically, one hundred percent ratio of rent executed a written agreement. During this time the leading agencies have been worked out and "run-in" quite advanced forms of lease contracts (employment), reflecting interests of both parties (owners and tenants). Of course, too early to say that the rental market in St. Petersburg became fully civilized, as, for example, a lot more in our city who want to earn a cheating gullible citizens, wanted to make cheap housing and do not possess information about the actual cost of apartments for rent in St. Petersburg. Another noteworthy phenomenon in the market rent in St. Petersburg was a complete shift in U.S. Dollars in the calculations under the contract employment. This happened in 2005-2006, and residential rent was the first real estate market our city, who said goodbye to the dollar.