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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs 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 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).


Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 11/13/18) Walk to plaza, 15 minute drive to Pojoaque. Beautiful, very quiet Canyon Road 2-3 bedroom house, 1.5 bath with private courtyard and covered parking with two additional spaces. No hassle landscaped yard maintained by owner. Free internet. $2150/month to live well in the nicest neighborhood in Santa Fe. Labbies and national science writers live in the immediate area. Great schools if you have kiddos. Parks all around. No pets. Email adbishop123@gmail.com for more info, or call 505-967-6679.

(Posted 11/16/18) 1500 sq ft, spacious, bright, immaculate 2 BR, one full bath, guest house, in private peaceful setting. Fully furnished and thoughtfully decorated. Large kitchen with dishwasher. Radiant heat, brick floors throughout with lovely carpets. Diamond finish plaster walls. Beautiful Talavera tile in kitchen and bathroom. Large closets in all rooms. Separate laundry room with washer/dryer. 6 month lease with possible option to renew, first and last month plus $2000 security deposit. Includes most utilities. Spotless, pet-free, smoke free. Private parking. Wooden front porch surrounded by piñon trees. Hiking and biking right outside your door. This is in a desirable neighborhood behind El Gancho Fitness Swim and Racket Club on Old Santa Fe Trail. 4 wheel drive vehicle necessary. 9min to St Vincent’s Hospital, 12 minutes to Presbyterian Hospital, 50 minutes easy access to LANL, and best of all....3 minutes to Harry’s Roadhouse restaurant. Texting preferred. $2475/month, includes most utilities, first and last and security deposit. Available January, 1st 2019. Please call Kasha at 505-310-3554

(Posted 11/13/18) Available 1/1/2019. Private 1100 Sq. Ft. (standalone, two story) Fully furnished, Includes Utilities (gas, electric, water, trash, sewer, internet and local phone) (Write one check, no hassle signing up utilities) Gourmet kitchen including gas range, full sized frig, all appliances, utensils. Private, cozy, enclosed patio in back plus deck off of bedroom on second level. Wood burning Kiva downstairs, natural gas fireplace upstairs with instant light. Two tvs. Full size Washer/Dryer. Walk-in closet. LED lighting. Short walk to Plaza, three blocks to DeVargas mall and grocery store. Off street parking for 2-3 vehicles. No pets, No Smokers. Location:  517 Sandia St. #2, Santa Fe. Off Griffin, NW edge of town, seconds and your way to the lab. $1700/month (utilities included, furnished) [Search Zillow for photos, details]. Contact Tiodane999.gmail.com if interested

(Posted 10/22/18) 5 minute walk to Santa Fe plaza unfurnished beautiful 3 bedroom 2 story condo $1950/mo and one month security 1 year lease  walk to plaza, considered best santa fe location road to ski basin, kiva fireplace, custom southwest cabinets, new stainless appliances . Saltillo tiles in open floor plan downstairs and berber carpet in 3 bedrooms upstairs (can use for office). fantastic view sunsets from deck and downstairs. 21/2 baths with marble finishes and vessel sinks. Central air condition and heat. New washer and dryer, dishwasher On premises Heated indoor swimming pool and gorgeous new spa/hot tub. Beautiful grounds.Free Comcast cable tv and free wifi. Hunter Douglas wood blinds. Work refs no smoking no pets allergen free. You pay electric, no gas bill! I pay water. Call Teresa at 505-795-8893

Jemez, New Mexico
Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 11/13/18) 2 bed, 2 bath condo in Ridge Park Condominiums. 30 min walk/15 min bike ride to TA-3. Great location for walking to seasonal events at Ashley Pond and close to local cinema. Summer access to outdoor pool and patio. Master bedroom with bath, and second full bathroom accessible from guest room and living space. Clothes washer and dryer, glass stove top with oven, mounted microwave, dishwasher, lots of cabinet space and pantry shelves, new hardware on cabinets, wood burning fireplace, 2 balconies with access to storeroom, wood floors. Covered reserved parking space. $1300/month, Available Immediately! Contact (505)-690-7090.

(Posted 11/13/18) 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, 1/2 duplex unit available in December, 2018.  The unit was built in 2004 and is located on Yucca Street, close to Mountain School and county parks.  Two off street parking spaces, a fenced back yard with a sprinkler system.  Central air, washer & dryer hookups.  $1400 per month on a one year lease, tenant pays all utilities, $750 cleaning and damage deposit.  NO smoking and ONE dog is allowed.  email courtrightapts@gmail.com or call Geniece at 505-662-5430.

(Posted 11/08/18) Room for rent in quiet neighborhood in White Rock (8 Miles from Lab).  Fully furnished bedroom.  $675.00 per month.  Includes utilities, wi-fi, and pool membership (summer months).  Kitchen and living room are shared and completely furnished. Washer/Dryer. Deposit $250.00/rental agreement.  Free bus route 2 blocks from house.  No Pets.  No Smoking.  Contact Lori at 505-660-0246 or email.  heidiofthemountain@gmail.com.  

(Posted 11/05/18) 945 Santa Clara Place - Three bedroom, one bath 1500 square feet home in very quiet neighborhood for rent starting January  2019.  1 min walk to free public bus stop,  less than a mile from downtown including Smiths grocery store.  New windows in most of the house. Wood floors. Two Solar heaters reduce heat bill in winter.  Fenced yard. Off street parking. Appliances include washer and dryer;  utilities not included.  East park is next to the neighborhood. One year lease, $1700, security deposit $1700.  No smoking and no pets. First month and security deposit due at lease signing.  For more information email ndimitru_bus@yahoo.com.

(Posted 10/31/18) Rooms for rent.  Available November 1, 2018 in White Rock NM. Furnished rooms for rent in nice three bedroom, 1.5 bath White Rock ranch style home with a quiet, shady landscaped backyard, covered patio.  Comfortable rooms each with individual closets, shared with one or two other postdocs. in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere.   Full access to a nicely remodeled kitchen, living room with flat screen tv, dining room, and covered patio, separate laundry room with washer/dryer.  Parking in driveway. Conveniently located three blocks from the LA Transit bus stop, 10 min walk to Smiths grocery store or the library, 10 min drive from the laboratory, restaurants are also within 10 minute walking distance. Rent is $700 per month includes all utilities, internet, and use of kitchen, laundry and common areas. Perfect for a professional or student.  No pets and no smoking inside the house. First month and a $500 damage/cleaning deposit due on move in.  Available November 1, 2018. For information or a showing please email erice1wm@gmail.com.com or txt. (505) 310-8639.

(Posted 10/31/18) 1280 3rd St., Los Alamos, NM. A house on the corner of 3rd and Canyon.  Three bedroom, one bath house 5 minutes away from LANL starting December.  Six month lease Unfurnished - $1850  Furnished - $2150 no utilities . Washer, dryer and dishwasher in unit.  $1,000 security deposit.  Email Tony at beretta_t@hotmail.com for rental details

(Posted 10/29/18) Available November, 2018. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other LANL posdocs/staff in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to brand new fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dinning room, and sunroom), large laundry room with 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, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 10/16/18) 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 request 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). 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 4 ears 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 $695 a month; one larger 400 square foot room, $650 a month; standard rooms run $625 a month; one small room for $555 per month; and an even smaller room runs $495 a month. 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. Application information: Please contact stfjesusfreak@gmail.com, for more information or rental details.

(Posted 10/09/18) Available immediately. We are renting two bedrooms. Each bedroom comes with a twin bed for $650/mo. The bathroom will be shared. The bedrooms are in a 4 bed 3 bath house in White Rock, NM. The house is close to several bus stops, overlook park, and Smith's grocery store. Rent includes utilities (water, gas, electricity, and Wifi). We have 2 huskies in the house, so should be OK with pets. We have street parking available. If interested please email at tyagi.ramakrishnan@gmail.com.

(Posted 10/09/18) Two rooms available in a 3 bed+1 bathroom townhome 5 minutes away from LANL starting December. One furnished room available for $650 and one unfurnished room available for $550 for at least a 6 month least. Month-to-month available upon request. Water, electricity, internet, and basic cable included. Washer and dryer in unit. There is also a shed in the backyard that’s available for extra storage. $500 deposit due upon move in. Must be ok with dogs. Text 661-877-3145 for more information.

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 11/08/18) Upcoming for rent November 15, 2018 charming 'The Abode'' is set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley. The property offers wide open views and a gated entry. It is safe, quiet and secure. There are 3 bedrooms, a large living room/dining room with a 3-window nook and a skylight, plus a Kiva fireplace, bath room with a shower stall, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer, private parking space, covered front and back porch. Master bedroom has queen size bed, the two bedrooms are with one full size bed each. Fully furnished. Regular 1 Year lease. $200 utilities not included in rent. Send email to set up an appointment for viewing or with any questions you might have. silvanaheartpath@gmail.com

(Posted 11/08/18) Set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, just 18 miles North of Santa Fe, 'La Casa del Alma' is available for immediate rent. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Built with the finest natural materials, this adobe home has radiant heat throughout the house and an open fire gas heater in each Master Bedroom. Two Master bedrooms, large living room/dining room/kitchen with skylight and kiva fireplace. One bath room with large shower stall, jacuzzy bathtub under skylight. Fully equipped kitchen. Private covered parking space, fountain at Main entrance; partially covered back porch with dining area. Large Roof top terrace. Master bedroom 1: Queen size bed, Maple floor, built in cabinets, antique Chinese desk, loft with modern desk. Master Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, Mahagoni floor, built in cabinets, desk, 3-window nook with day bed, meditation room with Gothic windows and arched ceiling. Fully furnished; $250 utilities included. Regular 1-year lease, can be extended upon approval. Email: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com to set up appointment for viewing or with any question you might have.

(Posted 10/19/18) Very nice and private 2 bedroom casita. The casita if furnished, or can be unfurnished. It has been remodeled including a new kitchen, most of the bath is new and a wonderful Kiva fireplace. There is Direct TV and wifi. It is located in Nambe’ on about 3/4 of a fenced in an acre with off road parking. The property is very central and is only 20 minutes from Los Alamos, 16 minutes from Santa Fe and 50 minutes from Taos. The rental price furnished is $2,000 a month and includes utilities and $,1500 w/o utilities. Please contact phil.hassrick1944@gmail.com or 505-455-9036

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 11/02/18) Mobile Home for Rent in La Mesilla / Espanola. For two people. Front yard covered deck with views of the Sangre De Cristo, Jemez Mountains and Black Mesa. on 1.5 acresm, 3 bedroom and 2 bath. Enclosed back yard with patio and clothes line. Fenced area for pets. Washer/dryer hook ups. $775.00 a month, plus utilities. Home is natural gas and electric. Basketball Court. Call/text 505-927-1234.

(Posted 11/02/18) Available now. New, one bedroom fully furnished studio apartment for one person, all utilities paid. $650.00 - $700  Call or text for more information, 505-927-1234