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Disclaimer: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) provides these listings as a convenience for students and prospective students who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. LANS does not endorse or recommend any particular property or landlord, makes no representation regarding the accuracy of the information contained in the listings or the condition of the rental properties listed, and does not assume any liability for any actions arising from these listings. This information is provided as is without any warranty, guarantee, or contract intended or implied in any manner, shape or form.

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The listings on this webpage are for long-term listings (at least six months, preferably one year minimum).

Available July 1 – Los Alamos, NM
Great Newer Townhome, Great Downtown Location
An affordable luxury newer townhouse near downtown Los Alamos. Excellent location with easy walk to theater, aquatic center, hiking trail, library, Ashley Pond and the Lab!  Modern floorplan with cathedral ceiling in living room, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 980 sqft. Small fenced yard. Longer one car garage. Incl. washer/dryer & refrigerator. Central AC & Gas-burning fireplace. Skylights, laminate wood floor, light and bright home! More picture and floor plan are at 12-month lease. $1,100/month plus utilities and deposit. Call Gary 505-920-9095 or email

Available August 1 – Los Alamos, NM
Two bedroom, 1 bath, 1280 sq. ft., canyon-lot home in the Orange-Nickel neighborhood. Newer furnace and water heater, washer & dryer, dishwasher, wood stove in great room, sky lights, deck with hot tub, patio, trees, garden, fenced yard (pets negotiable), shed, off-street parking, access to county trails. Non-smoking. $1000/month plus utilities (which have averaged $183/month over the most recent 12-month period), and $600 security deposit, refundable. Please call 505-412-9081.

Available September 1 – Los Alamos, NM
Room for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house - $450 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $100 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet); Available Sept 1, 2015.
Very comfortable and cozy room in a townhome, located about a mile (10-15 mins walk) from the Lab, quiet and beautiful neighborhood, close to Ashley's Pond, movie theater, and the shuttle route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer in the house; personal parking is available. No need to bring anything except clothes. Rental bedroom has mattress, study table and stands. The other two housemates are students working at the Laboratory. Every renter has a personal room and the bathroom for this room is shared by 2. Please contact Avi by phone at 858-943-1950 (cell) or email Pictures available at

Available July 1 – Los Alamos, NM
Furnished room for rent in home. Looking for a (preferably long-term) roommate for sunny house near Lab (walking distance 1.5 mile tops) with big backyard, washer/dryer, wifi, parking, nice people, and friendly atmosphere. Email Ann, or call 505-500-6928 (I work at Lab). $550 per month includes all.

Available – White Rock, NM
White Rock - Available for immediate occupancy. Female professional or student preferred to rent this freshly remodeled and nicely furnished upstairs 4 room suite with private deck and entrance. Included are one bedroom, private bath, sitting room and bonus room (large closet or study). Kitchen and laundry are shared with the owner. Located in White Rock, a short walk to the public access trail which connects to the White Rock Rim Trail. From there you can hike or run for miles along the beautiful canyons edge. Rent includes utilities and Wi-Fi. Linens are not supplied.. Three months minimum commitment required. Fees include $500 deposit with reservation. $775 per month with first and last due at signing. No smoking or pets. Please contact me at

Available 09/01/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
One-bedroom furnished corporate condo in The Reserve, a private gated community 1.5 miles from Santa Fe's historic plaza and a stone's throw from the LANL bus route. Many LANL people live in The Reserve. Located in Santa Fe's prestigious north side, the Reserve has 16 acres of planted gardens, a swimming pool, fitness club and an outdoor jacuzzi. The newly-updated unit features a gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops. The one-bedroom, one-bath condo is decorated with designer touches and has a private patio with bistro table and chairs. It comes with a fully- equipped kitchen -- all dishes and towels included. Move-in ready. Laundry facilities and free parking on-site. MONTHLY MAID SERVICE PROVIDED. No pets or smokers. Available on Sept. 1 for a minimum six-month lease at $1100 month. Please contact Ruby or John Barker at Barker Mangement Company (505) 983-2400 or Additional information available at See photos. The Reserve is close to the DeVargas Mall with restaurants, a movie theater and a "Whole Foods"-style supermarket.

Available 09/01/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Roommate and his/her dog wanted – Long Term Month to month lease, asking $550/month. I am looking for an awesome roommate to sublet my house. It is a beautiful house in a quiet neighborhood on the north side of town near park-n-ride bus stop to Los Alamos and the Frank S. Ortiz dog park, with a backyard, washer/dryer and a garage. Large room and private bathroom available. I have a friendly husky and would like a dog-friendly housemate (preferably with a dog to keep mine company!) I am a young professional, clean, quiet, and friendly. I love running, hiking, climbing, backpacking etc. I would love someone who is open to helping each other out with dog sitting (if someone is out of town) or cooking dinner together occasionally. I am looking for someone who is: Fully employed - young professional, Active, Clean (at least in group space), Respectful of noise (no loud music or loud TV late at night), Willing to share basic house chores (like vacuuming every other week) and Interest in helping each other out with dog sitting occasionally. Please feel free to contact me via email at

Available – Medanales, NM
THIS BEAUTIFUL RANCHITO AND ITS FURNISHED CASITAS are situated on the Chama River in the village of Medanales, about 45 minutes from Santa Fe and Los Alamos, one hour from Taos, and two hours from Albuquerque.
The studio casita, Celestial, 660 sq ft, is spacious and bright, and has north-facing windows for light, in addition to the skylight and west-facing door and bathroom. It has a sleeping loft with a south-facing window, in addition to the ground floor with a sitting room, dining area, and sleeping area. It rents for $650 per month for one person long-term (12 months or more) and is available now.
Casita de Kwan Yin is a large, warm one-bedroom passive solar house, 760 sq ft, with full bath and kitchen. This charming house is available June 1st, and rents for $750.
Rent is $100 more if you are renting less than 12 months. First and last months' rent and damage and cleaning deposits are needed to move in. Resident pays utilities. References required. For photos, please see If interested, please call 505-685-9416

Available 06/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Available 1 June - This two bedroom, one bath duplex is cozy, comfortable and affordable! You will appreciate the updated kitchen boasting new counters, ceramic tile and a new sink along with the light and bright main living area. This Western area duplex is conveniently located near Los Alamos High School, UNM-LA, the local bus service, parks and trail access. There is a large carport along with a very large storage closet and two additional storage areas in the fenced backyard as well. Includes washer & dryer. Can rent furnished or unfurnished. Lease Duration: 1 Year; Deposit: $1,000; Pets Policy: No Pets Allowed; Utilities: Paid by Tenant; Smoking: No. Email: Phone: 719-282-7770.

Available 06/15/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Ridge Park Condo near downtown Los Alamos. One bedroom, one bath condo within walking distance to downtown restaurants, shopping, and bus stops. This super-clean condo has a lovely fireplace, balcony, and washer/dryer. $800/month plus utilities. Outdoor pool, exercise room, and covered parking. Call Melinda at 663-0127 for more information or to see the unit.

Available 08/01/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Charming Condo in The Reserve
Furnished or Unfurnished! 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio; It is an end unit that faces the arroyo so it is very quiet The Reserve is a lovely gated compound with easy access to Los Alamos and a two-minute drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park and Ride bus service to the lab is a short walk from the complex. There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility. Furnished, $1100/mo. plus utilities. Unfurnished, $975/mo. plus utilities. Will consider pets if rented unfurnished. Available August 1st.  Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

Available 08/17/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Available August 17th. Private, furnished room in quiet Western Area neighborhood. Walk or bike to TA-3. $500 per month includes washer/dryer, sunny backyard, utilities, more. Call Charlie or Andi at 505.662.2397 (h) or 505.695.6261 (c).

Available 06/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Duplex For Rent in Lovely Western Area
Well maintained 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car garage; Walk or ride to LANL, UNM-LA, high school; Unfurnished; No dogs, but other indoor pets allowed; Includes: washer/dryer, huge backyard with storage shed and gazebo, plenty of parking (including RV), sun room (large enough for 3rd bedroom), fireplace, wood stove, hardwood floors throughout. Minimum 1-year lease. $1000/month, renter pays all utilities (will consider discount for longer lease). One month's rent as deposit. Please call us at either 505-412-3544 or 505-664-0089.

Available 05/15/2015 – La Mesilla, NM
Furnished Room for Rent in La Mesilla (house on 1/2 acre) Large room (fits 2) (includes washer use), 20' x 12'. Monthly $590. Shared bathroom with one other guest (when there is one). Large, spacious kitchen, livingroom with tv. No cable / satellite or internet. Vegetarians preferred. Friendly dog on premises. Liv (831) 212-3441.

Available 06/01/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Condo available in El Matador.
2 Bedroom, 1 bath condo on the ground level with an enclosed patio located in Santa Fe at the El Matador complex – a quiet, gated community located on Bishops Lodge road directly across from the Fort Marcy recreation complex and a short walk from the Santa Fe plaza. Cable ready and equipped with air conditioning, washer/dryer (located in the unit), gas fireplace, refrigerator, and dish washer. Reserved covered parking space just steps from the front door. Unfurnished - $1300/mo. Furnished option available upon request for an additional monthly fee. Available June 1st. Call Brian at 505-500-2802.

Available 07/05/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Furnished Studio Apartment for $800 per month (month to month) OR $750 per month for three months up to one year OR $700 for one year or longer. Close to downtown (shopping, coffee shops, library and Movie Theater) and bus stop (less than a block away). Rent includes utilities, kitchenette and laundry appliances and separate office space. Address inquiries to: Jennie at or 505-665-4163.

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Long-term stay in Los Alamos, consider the best - Canyon Village Apartments! Perfect location, clean, cozy and convenient! Need a user friendly kitchen? You get full size fridge with ice-maker, self-cleaning oven, over-the-range micro, dishwasher, double stainless sink and LOTS of cabinets! You have your own hot water heater, your own central heat and your own central AC! Built-in Bookcases and wraparound study/seating! 3 floors - your choice, but every apartment has either a balcony or a patio! Cable and Internet ready! 3 Laundry Rooms for your convenience! Clubhouse and Fitness room - relax with friends and neighbors! Play ping-pong! Enjoy the fireplace! Get your workout on! Walking distance to Downtown, the Aquatic Center next door, UNM-LA, post office, the Library and Ashley Pond! Even better walk out your apartment, across the parking lot and down onto one of the Canyon Trails! And get around Los Alamos on the FREE city bus service, with a stop right next to our Community!
CORPORATE UNITS FOR LONGER STAYS? Canyon Village can accommodate fully furnished units for 6+ months!
1 BR/1 bath units: $875 @ 654 sq. ft.
2 BR/2 bath units: $980 @ 1050 sq. ft.
All Security Deposits only $800! Application fee only $35 per person! Give Canyon Village a call at 505-663-0680, see us at or email us at

Available – Los Alamos, NM
LAS VENTANAS TOWNHOMES from $1,175! Las Ventanas offers 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes, in 3 different floor plans, up to 1,710 sqft!
Live in one of the nicest, quietest neighborhoods in Los Alamos! Walk to downtown for dining, movies, shopping and much more! Some of our Townhomes have incredible views of the mountains and the community itself has a children's recreation area in a small grassy park! Whether you are a family with little ones or roommates, each townhome in Las Ventanas is laid out so you can socialize together or spend time in your own space! Each Townhome has a full size fridge, dishwasher, lots of kitchen cabinets, double stainless sink and separate dining area. The living rooms open to a small yard and there is a gas fireplace in each! The bedrooms are on the upstairs floors (except on 3-bedroom layout, which has a downstairs, very private bedroom with bath), so there is privacy for all household members! Some of the bedrooms have private balconies! Heat and central AC are in each of these newer townhomes as well as your own washer and dryer! A small garage is included in each as well! There is much more to our Townhomes than we can put here! See us at or call for a tour at 505-662-1614!

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Single bedroom in my home. Kitchen privileges, private bath, laundry facility, and a bicycle for transportation if needed. My home is a private residence in the Eastern Area of Los Alamos. I have a small dog. No smoking is allowed. Although I would prefer a female roomer, it is not mandatory. The address is 505 Quartz. My phone is: 505-662-2620 (land line) or 505-412-9020 (cell). The rent would be $500/month. Barbara Honey (Lab retiree).

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