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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Triad National Security, LLC (Triad) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Triad 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 postdocprogram@lanl.gov. 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).


Los Alamos/White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 11/24/20) Convenient Location: naturally well-lit, spacious 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom condo near downtown available February 2021. Within a 10 minute walk of bus stops, restaurants, grocery store, and Ashley Pond, and less than a 10 minute drive to TA-03. Has 2-car garage, updated open concept kitchen/dining/living areas with tall ceiling, granite countertops, fenced-in and landscaped backyard, and an additional outdoor deck area. Exterior landscaping of front yard and snow removal included. Pet-friendly (cats and/or dogs okay) with small monthly pet fee.  $1850/month, 1 month security deposit. Call (916) 206-9588 for more information.

(Posted 11/23/20) This great middle-level unit is located within the manicured grounds of the Trinity Village Condominiums. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1150 sqft with central heating and cooling. Solid hardwood floor in the living room and master bedroom. The Master bedroom has a shower, another bathroom has a bathtub. There are two separate balconies: one in the living room with a mountain view and another in the master bedroom. Includes a storage unit downstairs and laundry on-site. The condo has one designated covered parking space with additional free parking. $1600 per month, Gas, hot water, garbage fee are included, Renter only pays electricity. The property is ideally located close to all amenities of downtown: Restaurants, coffee shops, YMCA, swimming pool, trails - all are within a few minutes of walking! Welcome to Downtown. It is your life, live it well. For me pictures, contact Gary at jet360@gmail.com and check: https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/los-alamos-3b2b-trinity-village/7235423668.html

(Posted 11/16/20) Available Dec. 20 for holiday week move-in: $600 per month. First rent due on Jan. 1, 2021. Spacious furnished room with mirrored closet doors into walk-in closet; in big house with great roommates. The house has been consistently rented to LANL students, postdocs, employees for over 10 years! Safe and sanitary...mostly work from home and lots of care with COVID protocols. We all want to stay healthy! All utilities, wifi, washer/dryer, everything you need to be comfortable and safe in Los Alamos. axr@lanl.gov or raffertyann@gmail.com. (I live on property but not in house due to COVID and am a Lab employee.) No deposit, month-to-month rental (no lease).

(Posted 11/16/20) For Rent: 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home available immediately for move in. Located in La Mesa trailer park on North Mesa. Must be able to sign a lease with Plateau Property Management as they own the lot. Water is included in the rental price, all other utilities are the renters responsibility. $1600.00 per month, 1 year lease minimum. Please contact me at vanna.s.ortiz@gmail.com

(Posted 11/10/20) Los Alamos Townhome for Rent – at Las Ventanas. -3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhome with 1 car garage available in December.  Great downtown location near Ashley Pond.  Well maintained, air conditioned, gas fireplace, small fenced backyard, very nice! Please email garner.borovina@gmail.com for more information.  1 year lease, $1000 security deposit.  $1650 monthly rent.  

(Posted 11/9/20) Unfurnished bedroom available starting January. Room is in a 3+1 duplex near Aspen Elementary in Los Alamos, and is mostly shared with one other LANL employee. Kitchen and living room furnished. Washer and dryer in house. Rent is $600/month and includes utilities (wifi, electricity, water, gas).  Driveway and street parking available. Rent and $600 deposit due upon move in. Text 6618773145 for more information. 

(Posted 11/2/20) Fully Furnished Rental, Move-in Ready, Avail Nov 1st: Fully furnished En-Suite with private entrance. All utilities + Internet paid. Located on Barranca Mesa in a quiet neighborhood. Access to private patio and  backyard which includes basketball court, hot tub, and garden plots (for the green thumb).Weekly access to laundry facilities in main home. Private off-street parking. The rental unit  includes Microwave, Refrigerator, Toaster Oven, Hot Plate, Crock Pot, pots, pans, utensils, dishes, TV, Dresser, Full size bed with/ linens, and Computer Desk w/ chair. No pets, no smoking.  Rental is suitable for 1 or 2 people. No apartment sharing or subletting. Lease can be for any term of six months or more. $800/month. Contact theotherandylee@gmail.com.

(Posted 11/2/20) I have one 3000 square foot home with multiple bedrooms (eight in total), and multiple bathrooms (five in total), and washer and dryer. The high speed internet (250 Mbps), DirecTV Platinum Package, Netflix and utilities are ALL covered in rental payment; no additional fees will be requested or charged (other than damage and cleaning refundable deposit $600). My home is one mile from the main tech area (perfect for students, postdocs and visitors) here at LANL (TA-3), and about two miles from the grocery store (my home has plenty of cabinet space for breads, spices etc.). There is a restaurant located about 30 seconds walk from my home as well. Also, the ski hill is five minutes away by car and there are plenty of hiking and biking trails minutes away by foot. The bus stop is right outside my home (literally), starts at 6:00 am and runs until 7:00 pm, Monday thru Friday, minus US Holidays and weekends. All rooms are furnished (bed sizes vary) with mini fridge, desk, computer chair and end tables; some rooms have additional closet space than others. Pots & pans, lines, towels, paper towels, toilet paper, soaps, washing detergent and fabric softener are all available for use at no extra charge. Feel free to bring your personal desired brands. Also, I do own two friendly Siberian Huskies; one is 7 years and the other is 1 years old. They are quiet and gentle, and other tenants have had no issues with them whatsoever. One room has a personal bathroom which I charge $750 a month; and all other rooms run $695 per month, which includes all utilities and WiFi. Rooms available now; both long and short terms rental/leases available. I do require a refundable $600 damage and cleaning deposit in advance; first and last months rent is due at time of arrival (price varies on room size), and beginning of rental term. Please contact Shane, phone 505-660-0282 or by email: stfjesusfreak@gmail.com.

(Posted 10/22/20) Lovely unfurnished duplex (~1200 sq ft) in western area with lots of amenities: Large fenced backyard, three bedrooms, one bathroom, galley style kitchen, dining/living room, enclosed sunporch with washer/dryer.  New energy star rated windows throughout house.  Off street parking.  Xeriscape front yard.   Located on Trinity drive with town shuttle bus stop out front of house.  Walk or ride bike to LANL or hospital.   No smoking. Contact: RentalLosAlamos@outlook.com for pictures and more details.  

(Posted 10/21/20) Los Alamos Fully Furnished Rental, Move-in Ready, Just Bring your Suitcase: Fully furnished clean 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Executive Suite with all utilities + Dish Network + Internet paid. The rental unit has a Fireplace, Private Laundry Room within the unit with several cabinets, and a large fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), restaurants, movie theater, and Library. The unit is less than 3 miles to LANL. Private off-street Parking. The rental unit also includes Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, TV, Dining Tables (Formal and Casual), Sofa & Loveseat; Two Beds with Linens, and a Computer Desk. Kitchen is equipped with microwave, pots, pans, coffee maker, kitchen utensils for four. No apartment sharing or subletting is allowed. Rent is $2,100 per month with a one year lease." Contact: dkay5251@gmail.com

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 11/9/20) Welcome to Casitas On The Vineyard, a collection of 5 different & fully-furnished guesthouse rentals located adjacent to a working vineyard in Nambe, located midway between LANL & Santa Fe.  Each casita offers something unique in configuration & size.  We offer 4 single-BR configurations and one 2-BR casita.  Some have their own carport, and all with a southwestern adobe motif.  The gated property offers solitude surrounded by a rural environment with views of the star-filled skies from private patios.  Four casitas exist on one side of the 7-acre vineyard, while the newest casita (Casa Lucky) and the owner's home are on the adjacent side of the vineyard (just 1500' away).   Each casita is fully equipped (from coffee-mugs to sheets), include Wi-Fi, ROKU-TV, ALL utilities, and either access to (or their own) washer+dryer.  All guesthouses are NO SMOKING & NO PETS (making for an allergy-friendly environment).   Rental durations span from 2-nights to multi-month.  Pricing, pictures, availability-calendars & glowing guest Reviews of these 5-out-of-5 star properties can be seen within each unit’s separate AirB&B listing here: https://tinyurl.com/CasitasOnTheVineyardOnAirbnb.  AirB&B has awarded us SuperHost status the last 8-Quarters in a row!  We participate in LANL’s 60-day Employee Settling-In Housing Reimbursement program, and accept LANL’s daily per-diem rate for stays of at least 1-month, making your out-of-pocket housing cost $0.   Contact us at Marys.Nice.Rentals@gmail.com for a showing or answers to any questions.  https://CasitasOnTheVineyard.com

(Posted 10/27/20) Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Cuyamunge/Pojoaque area approximately 25 min to the labs and 20 to downtown Santa Fe. The home is on a ½ acre of property in a quiet setting. Adobe 2,000 sq. ft. home on a ½ acre of land, courtyards, gardens, and a 300 sq. ft. fenced in dog area. Beautiful wood floors throughout, natural gas for heating, water heater, and stove. One wood burning stove and a large fireplace. Electricity is included, and natural gas is paid by renter. The property has direct access to miles of hiking and biking. The appliances are updated. Perfect spot for a family with two dogs and indoor cats. One year lease required. $1900.00 per/month + deposit. The house is available early November 2020. (505) 930-0665. lclindeen@gmail.com.

(Posted 10/27/20) Pueblo Revival style house at highly desirable El Rancho area of the Pojoaque Valley, 20 min and 30min driving distance to Los Alamos and Santa Fe respectively. This 3B/2.5B 2415 sqft SFH was built in 1995. Beautiful tile floors throughout down stairs with in floor radiant heat for comfortable living. Spacious kitchen with some brand-new appliances, breakfast bar and pantry. Formal dining, large great room with vaulted ceiling. Big backyard for parties, pets, kids or just relaxing. Upstairs has two spacious bedrooms and a full bathroom, Downstairs master bedroom with deep jacuzzi tub and separate shower in big bathroom. Top notch security system and smart home devices installed thru-out the house. It will be available middle of May. Minimum one year lease! Ask $2000 + deposit. Contact Gary at jet360@gmail.com or 505-920-9095 for more info.  Any student who lives outside of Los Alamos County can apply to enroll in LAPS during the open-enrollment. http://laschools.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LAPS-Press-Release-Open-Enrollment-for-the-2019-20-SY.pdf  For more photos, please check  https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/espanola-newer-house-at-el-rancho-20min/7220380603.html


Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 10/27/20) Available Now – Santa 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, updated kitchen with granite countertops and a large front porch.  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.  $1200 monthly rent, plus utilities (gas and electric) on one year lease with $800 deposit (cleaning and security), and first and last month deposits.  Please call 505-692-3655 for more details or to view the guest home. 

Jemez, New Mexico