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Housing in Los Alamos, nearby communities

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.

If you are interested in posting a housing opportunity, email the pertinent information to Housing listings will be posted for six weeks. If you wish for the listing to remain on the website longer, contact the Postdoc Program Office by email.

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

6/22/2016:  3 bedroom, 2 bath, large deck in beautiful La Cueva, 26 miles west of Los Alamos. $950.00 per month.  Call 505-934-7832

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: $900 @ 654 sq ft
2 BR/2 bath units: $1005 @ 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

 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!

6/13/16 - Available 7/15/16
Room for rent in Los Alamos- very nice 3BR house very close to Lab, near hospital and movie theater. A comfortable and sunny room with queen bed, desk, walk-in closet, etc.; 10-15 mins walk from Lab, and on bus route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer; parking available. Wood stove makes it cozy. Very good people for roomies. $550 a month includes wifi/Internet, parking. Please contact

6/13/2016: I have a 3 bedroom 2 bath fully furnished and equipped home here n Santa Fe.  I plan to rent it for at leas a year as I will be in CA for a year.  I would like to rent it the beginning of September, 2016.  My home is very charming with yard to enjoy and all the amenities of a home...dishes, kitchen, towels , tv, laundry room, etc.  I am one block from St. Francis and up the street from restaurants, galleries,etc. The house is centrally located and would be appropriate for grad students, post docs or a family needing a place for a year.  Parking for 2-3 people and there are two queen sized beds and 2 single beds in the third bedroom.  Call me at 505-995-0568 or cell 650-520-3469.  My name is Joyce.  Asking $2200 a month. Email is

6/9/2016:  3 bedroom, 2 bath, completely remodeled, covered parking for 1 car, laundry facility, storage room, close to downtown & LANL, all utilities paid except electricity. Rent is $1350 per month, call 505-690-3406 if interested.

6/7/2016: Fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with all utilities paid. This is a clean and quiet Executive Suite with a fireplace and private, fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views.  One mile to downtown Los Alamos and fewer han three miles to LANL.  Private Parking.  Rent includes utilities, cable, and television.  In addition, the rental unit also includes full Laundary Room (with washer, dryer and cabinets), dishwasher, microwave, TV, dining tables (formal and casual), sofa, beds with linens, and kitchen utensils for four.  Rent is $1680 with lease. Available in August, 2016. Phone: 505-662-9079.

6/3/2016: AVAILABLE 6/27:Unfurnished, immaculate 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio.The Reserve is a lovely gated compound with easy access to Los Alamos and a two-minute drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus service to the lab is down the block from the complex. There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility. $1150/mo. plus utilities/water. Call Henriette at 703-408-8066.

6/1/2016: 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo in Santa Fe - Easy commute to Los Alamos - 5 minute walk to PARK & RIDE. Pool. Gym. On-site Laundry. Immaculately upgraded upstairs end unit facing an interior courtyard with a private balcony in the coveted Reserve condo complex. Sleek modern fixtures and finishes include a wall-size California Closets system in the hallway bedroom, stainless steel appliances and lighting, Zodiac slab counters and much more. The Reserve, one of the most meticulously managed complexes in the city, offers exceptional facilities and ambiance and is located conveniently on the northern edge of downtown Santa Fe. Tenants must agree to abide by The Reserve At Santa Fe Rules and Regulations. Utilities not included. No smoking. No pets. Call Tom at 505-920-6402.

5/16/2016: Available Aug. 16  – Los Alamos, NM.  1 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house that shares a bathroom with one other person. It rents for $550/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants. $500 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Generally unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at 505-412-5012,

5/16/2016:  1228A Cerro Gordo Road will be available as of August 24. The rent is $120 per night or $1,800. per month through September 30 and $1,500/month through May 31, then back to the summer rate. The current URL is: The other property is viewable through our VRBO web page:

5/16/2016: 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 rents for $750.  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.  For photos, please see If interested, please call 505-685-9416.

5/11/2016: We are going to Mexico for 6 months to a year this fall and would like to rent our home. Rural gem nestled between the Jemez Mountains to the west and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the east, 25 miles north of Santa Fe, house and ¾ acres for rent by  owner in La Mesilla, in the Rio Grande Valley.  2200 sq. ft.; 2 bed-sitting rooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 wood burning stoves, gas heat and passive solar sunroom means energy efficiency. Living room and formal dining room, kitchen and breakfast room with new appliances, polished Italian ceramic countertops and red-ash cabinets created by master woodworker Diego Martinez.  Full laundry room. Three outdoor living areas plus 2 car carport attached with workshop . Hot tub on back patio. Lots of southwest accents from vigas to archways to tile.  Landscaping on drip system.  Abundant soft water well.  Fenced in back yard for a dog or horse. Great views and privacy with Santa Clara Pueblo undeveloped land in back and wonderful view of Black Mesa.  5 minutes from award- winning Black Mesa Golf Course in La Mesilla; 20 minutes north of  Santa Fe Opera. I can send photos if needed…thanks. Phone #: 505-367-0856

5/4/2016: Room for rent in a 3BR/2.5 Bath house - $525 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $100 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet); Available Aug 30, 2016. Pictures available at  Photobucket  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 room advertised has a shared bathroom.  Please contact Avi by email  or on 858-943-1950.

5/4/2016: Large private furnished bedroom with large private bathroom. Available June 26th.  Rent by the month ($680) to six month lease ($600/month), includes utilities, Wi-Fi, TV and DVD player. Bus stop is less than a block away to Laboratory transport depot and within walking distance of library, bank, grocery store, coffee shops and restaurants.   Five minutes to laboratory by car. Beautiful canyon views with deck. Mini frig, microwave and toaster oven provided. Jennie Richardson,SB-WETF, TA-16  665-4163

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