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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). If you are interested in a shorter term rental, listings can be found on the Student Programs Housing Site

Available 12/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
4206 Fairway Street
1212 square foot single unfurnished family home located in a great neighborhood. The home includes 3 bedrooms and 1 bath with flowing room space which includes a living room, dining room and kitchen area. All kitchen appliances included: stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher. The unit does not include a washer & dryer, but does include hook ups. The front-yard landscaping is zero tolerance, large back and side yard, separate fenced yard for fruit trees. The rental comes with a single-car carport and a large storage building. Prefer a 1-year lease.  No Smoking.  Pet Negotiable with a Pet Addendum. The property is walking distance to Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos Hospital, High school and the public bus stop.  It is in the Mountain Elementary District.  Rent: $1200.00 a month + utilities First Month Rent and the $1200 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available December 1st Please contact or 505-670-5353.

Available early December – Los Alamos, NM
1/2 Duplex for Rent:
$1350/mo + utilities: 2145 B 35th street. 1672 sq ft ½ duplex near Aspen School. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom; open concept first floor with addition, fireplace in living room and large kitchen. New roof with extra insulation, new paint, new countertops, new fridge and new carpets. Large master bedroom and updated bathroom upstairs. Lots of storage and full-size washer/dryer. Large fenced back yard with RV parking, storage shed and shop. Near bus stop. No smoking. Pets negotiable.  1-year lease.  Available early December.  E-mail: or call 505-780-4362 to leave a message.

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! Check out our brand new playground! 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 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 – Nambe, NM
Lovingly renovated old Adobe in Nambe. $1,000. Call for details. 505-310-0329

Please call for next available – Los Alamos, NM
Quiet efficiency apartment downtown and on bus route. $695.00 furnished for 6-month lease and $660.00 unfurnished. Includes all utilities, wi-fi up to 10 GB per/month, and Direct TV. Non-smoking. 505-662-7015.

Available 11/20/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Location: Chapel apartment, 23rd street, on Bus Route 3
Description: Up-Level/Two Bedrooms/1 bathroom fully furnished with Bed, sofa, tables and kitchen; Monthly Price: $1015/month including everything (there is TV cable included also.) Both short-term (at least three months) and long-term rental are available. There will be discount for long term rent up to 1 year. Please call or SMS me for more detailed information. Genqiang Zhang, phone number: 505-310-8824.  Email:

Available Now – Los Alamos, NM
2 furnished bedrooms/shared bath in White Rock home. Full use of common areas including well-appointed kitchen and washer/dryer. Beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Walking distance to free county transit, hiking trails, and climbing crags. $600 per month includes all utilities, Wi-Fi, linens, and all the affection you can handle from Karma, a 20 pound hypo-allergenic cock-a-poo. Non-smokers only.

Available – Los Alamos, NM
South side end Quad Unit for Rent, in quiet neighborhood near Urban Park. Very clean and ready to move into, 1200 Sq ft, 2 nice sized bedrooms: 10’ x 13’ and 11’ x 16’, 1 Bath, 95 sq ft office, 400 sq ft basement workshop/storage with 8’ ceiling, smooth concrete floor and much shelving, washer, gas dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator and gas stove/oven. See photos at  Non smoking and no pets.  $950/month, 1-year lease, first and last month’s rent and cleaning deposit required at lease signing. TEL: 505-662-5088. E-mail:

Available Now – Los Alamos, NM
Looking to fill two rooms in a three-bedroom duplex. The address is 2236 38th St. Unit A; it's just down the road from the gas station on top of Conoco hill. Both bedrooms are unfurnished, but the rest of the house is complete with washer/dryer, high-speed internet, full set of cookware, and a furnished living room. Rent for the unit is $800 per month plus ~$150 of utilities and internet. Everything will be split evenly, but final prices depend on how many rooms get filled. There's a small, fenced in backyard, pets are negotiable. The rooms are open now and ready to be filled. Contact 406-212-9390 or for more information.

Available 12/15/15 – Los Alamos, NM
Room for rent - very nice 3BR house very close to Lab, near hospital and movie theater. A comfortable and sunny furnished room, 10-15 mins walk from Lab, and on bus route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer in the house; personal parking available. Wood stove makes it cozy. Very good people for roomies. $550 a month includes wifi/Internet, parking. Please contact Ann.

Available – White Rock, NM
Room for rent in a single family home in White Rock. Close to lab and bus stop. Furnished room with street parking. Access to laundry room with washer/dryer, office room, dishwasher and large backyard/patio. Quiet neighborhood located close to grocery store and restaurants. Perfect environment for working professionals or students. $500 Utilities and internet included. Please contact Trish by phone or text at (949)246-4581 for more details regarding the rental.

Available mid-November – Los Alamos, NM
½ Duplex For Rent:
$950/mo+ utilities: 2145 A 35th street 1091 sq ft duplex near Aspen School. 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom; large fenced yard, car-port, updated kitchen with washer/dryer, new paint and carpets. Near bus stop. No smoking. Pets negotiable. 1-year lease. Available mid-November. Call 505-780-3462 to leave a message.

Available 11/15/2015 – La Mesilla, NM
2 Bdrm. Adobe house in La Mesilla, quiet country setting. (Along the Rio Grande) No house pets, Non-smoker, for single or couple. No children. Horses negotiable. $750.00 + Util. $750.00 Cleaning/damage deposit. 505-690-6036 anytime.

Available  – Los Alamos, NM
4 ROOMMATES WANTED TO SHARE GREAT 6-ROOMS HOUSE!! there will be not many opportunities come like this!. We are two Postdocs looking for respectful, social, kind and non smoker roommates. Cozy and confortable rooms. 2 bathrooms. Full access to brand new kitchen, common living areas, washer/dryer and sunny patio in backyard (with an apple tree!). Parking on driveway. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Asking $550 per month including all utilities + $500 deposit. We split the internet bill. No pets allowed. If you are interested, please contact:

Available 12/01/2015 Two bedroom, one half duplex for rent near hospital and Lab. Unfurnished. Available December 1st. $875.00 plus utilities. Large back yard. Over thirty two free TV channels. Bright and sunny in the winter. Updated kitchen and bathroom. 505-412-0009 or

AvailableMedanales, NM
THIS BEAUTIFUL RANCHITO AND ITS FURNISHED CASITAS are situated on the Chama River in the village of Medanales just north of Espanola off of Hwy 84, about 45 minutes from Santa Fe and Los Alamos, one hour from Taos, and two hours from Albuquerque.
The 770-sq-ft one-bedroom casita is light and airy, with passive solar orientation. It has a full bath and kitchen and rents for $750 per month long-term (12 months or more).
The 660-sq-ft studio casita is spacious and bright, with both a sleeping loft and a sleeping area on the main floor. It rents for $650 per month for one person long-term.
Rent is $100 more if you are renting less than 12 months. First and last months' rent and damage and cleaning deposit are needed to move in. Resident pays utilities. References required. A pet is negotiable and requires a $150 refundable pet damage deposit. For photos, please see If interested, please call 505-685-9416.

Available 11/01/15Santa Cruz, NM
Beautifully renovated, bright 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom guest house for rent in historic Santa Cruz, NM
Over 1000 square feet of living space, single car garage, new kitchen with granite countertops and a large front porch. New hardwood flooring throughout with tile flooring in the kitchen and bathrooms. The guest home is located on a 6+ acre shared compound with a relaxing country setting. Property is located just 30 minutes from Los Alamos and Santa Fe. No pets and no smoking. $950 monthly rent, plus utilities (gas and electric) on one-year lease with $500 deposit (cleaning and security), and first and last month deposits. Please call 505-753-6507 for more details or to view the guest home.

Available 11/01/15 Los Alamos, NM
Condo for rent – Ground floor 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo at Ridge Park Condominiums. Close to library, movies and downtown. Has covered parking and workout facility. Utilities included except for cable and telephone. Unfurnished includes washer and dryer, refrigerator, and dishwasher. No Pets Allowed. Available November 1, 2015. $750/month + security damage deposit $400. Contact Helena at (505) 690-7824 or

Available 11/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Fully furnished, all inclusive 2 bedroom, one bath bi-level home. This location has been home to many satisfied professionals and families, US and internationals. Located on a quiet street 10 minutes from the retail center, LANL, schools. Very comfortably furnished with beds, all linens, fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer as well. One rental fee includes all utilities, gas, electric, water, sewer/refuse, wireless hi-speed internet and cable television. Canyon lot with access to hiking and biking trails in Pueblo Canyon. Monthly rental amount is $1650, all inclusive. Leave a message at 505.661.6010 and your call will be returned. No pets or smoking, firm.

Available Immediately – Santa Fe, NM
Historic adobe house in Eastside Santa Fe compound near Canyon Road
Furnished house with 1BR + den + studio/office, approximately 1200 sq ft. Idyllic setting in Webster Compound off of 634 Garcia St., in historic eastside Canyon Road neighborhood. 20-minute walk from Plaza. Thor Heyerdahl wrote “Kontiki” while living in this house. Kiva fireplace in living room, skylights in almost every room. Fully furnished but no television or dishwasher. Owner is former Lab scientist who is now a university professor in California. No pets, no smoking. Rent $1200/month + utilities. Photos at E-mail:

Available – Jaconita, NM
3 bedroom / 3 bath - 3000 sf adobe home for rent in shared compound on 4.5 acres in Jaconita, available now. Surrounded by open space and close to Rio Pojoaque. Property is located 1 mile northwest of Pojoaque High School and 1/2 mile off Hwy 502. Easy access to Los Alamos and Santa Fe, yet very quiet and private. Great room, newly remodeled kitchen, living and dining room. Sunroom, large raised garden beds, laundry room with w/d and 2 car garage included. Fenced patio area with dog door. Radiant heat, 2 fireplaces, updated spaces and appliances. $1,650 per month plus electric and gas. Internet/phone/TV is responsibility of tenant. 1st month rent/$1,500 security deposit. Pets negotiable/No smoking. 6-month lease preferred. Photos and showings available upon request. Contact:

Available Now – Los Alamos, NM
Multiple fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and confortable rooms, friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to brand new kitchen, common living areas, washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. Parking on driveway. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Asking $550 per month including all utilities. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

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