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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).

Information on Housing in Los Alamos (pdf)

Santa Fe, New Mexico
(Posted 10/14/19) One big bedroom is available now. Rent is $780 per month including all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, washer and dryer,  and use of full kitchen.  The room is furnished with a queen-size bed,the dressing tables, desk, and a chair, and big walk in closet.  It is located in a private residence. Walking distance to two free county transits and within 5 minutes drive to LANL. A stay of one year is preferred.  To inquire please respond to e-mail with the following information: where are you working now and why are you moving? time of renting and when do you plan to move in?  For more information and photos, please email:  mathiewfu@gmail.com

(Posted 10/09/19) This modern, fresh, 1 bedroom/1 bath, corner condo is in the heart of Santa Fe. Just .8 miles (walking) to the Railyard District, 1.4 (walking) to the Plaza Square, and easy access to all attractions. An easy walk, bike or drive to everything in Santa Fe and the surrounding areas. And just around the corner from Whole Foods, Trader Joes and 285/St. Francis, yet quiet and private. This unit is furnished and has been recently updated with a private patio out back and a small storage shed. No pets and no smoking. Looking to rent from November to May and possibly longer for $1800/month. WiFi speed is 60mbps download/5mbps upload. Xfinity cable and all utilities are included. Kitchen is very well stocked for all of your cooking needs as well. Please let me know if you have any questions. You can call or text Kim at 505-795-5409. You may see pictures by going to the Craigslist posting, https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-heart-of-santa-fe-walk-bike/6991314641.html

(Posted 09/04/19) Cozy, quiet, sheltered, private wooded acre nestled in Foothills setting on a very quiet paved street 5 minutes to The Plaza. Living room with bay windows, large family room with Kiva fireplace and slider to private treed fully fenced backyard with large portal. Light-filled eat-in kitchen with natural wood cabinetry, dishwasher, electric stove with upper and lower ovens, refrigerator, and an indoor full-sized washer and dryer. The bedroom wing has large open hallway leading to three guest bedrooms and a full bathroom. Ample closet space throughout. A well separated master suite with walk-in closet, a separate vanity and 1 3/4 bath with a nice big walk in shower. The master has lovely views to the ultra private tree-filled backyard. The home has modern forced air central heat and air conditioning. An oversized 2 car garage features a second refrigerator, a large chest freezer, a utility/laundry sink, and ample shelving and storage. One bedroom has an optional doggie door that opens into a large fully fenced protected kennel. The kennel sits on a sun-protected east wall of the house and within the very large, peaceful, terrain and natural, fully fenced backyard space. Private wooded views from every room. A mature apple tree at the home's entry is ready for you to pick! Well-behaved dogs are welcome on approval. Sorry but no cats or birds. Tenant responsible for all utilities. The home is available for lease immediately with a 6-month minimum term; longer-term leasing preferred. Upon lease signing, first and last month rent plus a 1/2 month rent cleaning deposit will be due. References and income verification are required.  Please see https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-peaceful-northeast-foothills/6961658235.html to respond to add and for more information.

(Posted 08/26/19) Classic, traditional adobe on Santa Fe's lovely Eastside. Partially furnished/unfurnished with new kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, office space, library, and fireplace. WD.  No AC.  Serene mountain views, garden, generous parking, and covered portal. Walking distance to Museum Hill, St. John’s, School of Advanced Research, Canyon Road and the gorgeous Arroyo Chamiso Trail System.  One Year minimum.   $2,500.00/month plus $200/month Wi-Fi + utilities.  $2,500 security deposit.  Contact Nancy Avedisian. Plaza Realty Inc. 505 690-8682.  Visit www.SFPlazaRealty.com to fill out guest card and request a showing.

(Posted 08/26/19) $1,200/month. 1 bedroom/1 bath, 650 sq. ft. (price negotiable with 1 year lease) Cute one bedroom house for rent in a great neighborhood off Agua Fria.  Within walking distance to Park and Ride bus stop or 40 minute drive to LANL. Off street parking for two vehicles and a small fenced yard.  Renovated kitchen and bath including new appliances and flooring.  New HVAC heating and cooling system.  Centrally located to Santa Fe's arts and entertainment - Railyard Arts District, Farmers Market and the Plaza. Contact Jason at 505-259-0295.  

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

(Posted 10/03/19) Available 10/10/19.  $1750 month – Furnished House (near LA airport) 2 bed/1 bath/attached carport not utilities. Conveniently located to LANL, LA downtown, trails and parks.  This house on Tewa Loop has a fireplace, hardwood floors, washer/dryer and more pictures on Zillow.  This house is available for a 7 month lease or until 1 May 2020.  Showings are scheduled for 10/09/19 (Wednesday).  Interested? Email Tony at beretta_t@hotmail.com.

(Posted 09/26/19) 945 Estates Drive, Los Alamos, NM 87544. 1,747 square foot unfurnished single-family home well maintained and was built on 1994. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Open and airy kitchen with breakfast bar, maple cabinets, tile floor, tile back splash and brand name appliances, cabinets. Nicely landscaped backyard fruit trees, with covered patio and sprinkler system. Prefer a 11 month lease. No Smoking. Pets Negotiable. The property is walking distance to Public Bus Stop, Los Alamos Middle School, parks, and trails. Rent: $1900.00 a month + utilities. Month Rent and the $1900.00 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available Now. Please contact jepservices.la@gmail.com or 505-670-5353

(Posted 09/26/19) Available now, fully furnished 2 bed/1 Bath 1100ft Executive Suite for rent offered at $94 Gov Per Diem Rate, all utilities included. It is perfect for new hires who are looking for a home out of home. This fully furnished 2 bed/1 bath executive suite is conveniently located in western area, close to LANL (2 miles to the badge office), Smith grocery store (3 miles), and Bus Stop, Bob's Bodacious BBQ, Cafe Sushi, and Papa Murphy's Pizza (0.5 miles). It is equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. A large living area has an oversized sectional sofa, 55" 4K 3D HDR SMART-TV with Comcast cable, high-speed internet, home theater system, Xbox/Wii game console, oven, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, mixer, and all cooking and serving essentials you might need. It also has compact-size washer/dryer and dishwasher. Pots & pans, kitchen utensils, linens and towels are provided. This suite is also equipped with a door frame gym, a high end Proform 1200e elliptical trainer, and a full body massage shower in bathroom. Pets are allowed, since it has a large fenced backyard. The suite can comfortably accommodate up to 4 people (1 queen, 2 twins). For more info and pictures, please contact jet360@gmail.com or 505-920-9095.

(Posted 09/24/19) $650 a month—available Oct. 31—includes a fully furnished bedroom in large house near to Lab (1 mile walk). All utilities, wifi, washer/dryer, dishwasher, parking included. A really nice place with good roommates (3), two bathrooms, and a wood stove for cozy winter weekends. Looking for someone who can add some character to our environment and likes movies, fire pits with marshmallows, healthy discussions, and sense of humor. Contact Ann at 505-500-6928 (text preferred) or email axr@lanl.gov. Pics on request. (I can provide contact info for roomies so you can contact with questions.)

(Posted 09/12/19) Available September 22nd: 1 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house. The room shares a bathroom. $800/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants (3 tenants already rent rooms). $750 damage deposit per room. In North community next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit across the street. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. To inquire please respond to e-mail with the following 1) where are you working and why are you moving? 2) time of renting and when do you plan to move in?    For more information and photos, please email Bryan at skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

(Posted 09/09/19) Available Now: 2145 B 41st street: 1/2 duplex (2,144 sq ft) with off street parking and garage on cul-de-sac near Mountain Elementary and Urban Park. Bus stop is right around the corner. 3 bed/1.25 bath unit with bonus rooms. Unit comes with a sunroom, mud room/laundry room (with washer and dryer), 1 car garage and second living room with a fireplace. It has updated windows, flooring, furnace, water heater and new insulated roof. Kitchen has full size refrigerator, dishwasher, gas/electric stove and built-in breakfast table. Landscaped and maintained yard with sprinkler system and fenced back yard. Pets negotiable, no smoking. 1 year lease; $1,550/month +utilities.  Contact: losalamos4rent@gmail.com or call 663-6249 to leave a message or ask for pictures.

(Posted 09/04/19) Available 9/15/19 and 10/1/19, tow fully furnished, independent room rentals in Western Area, 4 bedroom 2 bath home. Walking distance to LANL, Downtown Los Alamos, and next to bus stop. All utilities included, Wi-Fi included. Rates from $650-$740/month. Please contact Laura at slp.losalamos@gmail.com or 505-919-8602

(Posted 09/04/19) Canyon Vita Townhouses: Ultimate Downtown Lifestyle for Rent. Rare Canyon Vista Townhouses, perfect for the urban lifestyle. This home is beautiful and one-of-a-kind. This 1606 sq. ft. 2+1 Bed/2.5 Bath townhouse features master and guest bedrooms on the 2rd floor. A nice size master room has a walk-in closet and a balcony with canyon view. Skylights on the upper level help this space feel bright and open. The third multiple purpose room is separated from other living areas at the ground level with walk-in closet. Other open floor plan features include dining and living off the kitchen, central AC for comfortable living. Great 200sqft brand new deck off living room has a nice canyon view. New paint, brand new stainless steel appliances, brand new HVAC ductwork, Dual oven stove with stainless steel island range hood. LED recessed light fixtures thru-out, washer/dryer, oversize two car garage, Nest and MyQ are just a few of SMART features in this immaculate home. Dog park is close but not too close! Excellent downtown location with easy walk to theater, aquatic center, hiking trail, library, Ashley Pond and the Lab! Welcome to Downtown. It is your life, live it well. $2,100/month + deposit. Available October 1st, 2019, Minimum 12- month lease. Contact: jet360@gmail.com or 505-920-9095. 

(Posted 08/30/19) One big bedroom is available from September. Rent is $780 per month including all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, washer and dryer, and use of full kitchen.  The room is fully furnished with a queen-size bed, dressing tables and chair and big walk in closet.  It is located in a private residence. One minute walking distance to free county transit and 5 minutes drive to LANL. A stay of six months is preferred.  To inquire please respond to e-mail with the following 1) where are you working and why are you moving? 2) time of renting and when do you plan to move in?    For more information and photos, please email:  mathiewfu@gmail.com 

(Posted 08/30/19) I am looking for a roommate at the Canyon village apartments starting Nov 1st. The room is unfurnished, and has its own private bathroom. The apartment will be partially furnished and has AC/heating, a kitchen, a balcony, and walking distance to the local pool and movie theater. Washer/Dryer are a not in the apartment but units are available at Canyon Village. The lease is due for renewal Nov 1st and so the rent will probably go up, but rent has been $530 a person. Electricity and internet are extra (usually around $70 a person). I am extremely clean and organized, so if you are messy (which includes leaving dishes in the sink, not wiping down counters after cooking, etc) then please don’t contact me. No smoking, no pets, I don’t drink but don’t mind if you do. If you are interested please call/text 505-551-2254

(Posted 08/26/19) Available November 1st. Fully furnished room, (bedding included), washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, access to the full kitchen. On the bus line. Call for details, 505-412-0295

(Posted 08/26/19) Room available in a 3 bed 1 bath home starting in October in Los Alamos. 3 miles from the lab. Minimum 3 months lease. Room can be furnished or unfurnished. Includes parking, utilities, washer and dryer. Must be ok with pets. The rest of the house is shared with other LANL employees. $575/month. Text/call 505-500-7318.

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 10/14/19) Short term. One bedroom, one bathroom with kitchenette, furnished, available October 15, short term $950 per month. 20 miles north of Santa Fe, 18 miles to Los Alamos, near Pojoaque. Please contact Stacey, 505-660-8804 pehlers855@aol.com

(Posted 09/18/19) Available October 1st fully furnished studio apartment for rent on ¾ acre lot in Nambe. Ideal for couple or one person. Studio includes bedroom, bathroom with tub, new appliances in kitchen (refrigerator and stove), private entrance and parking.  Approximately 25 miles commute to lab. No pets. No smoking in apartment. No laundry facilities in apartment. Washer/dryer available in landlords home. Amenities include Wi-Fi and Apple TV. $800/month utilities included. Contact Bill Betz 505-459-0377

(Posted 09/12/19) Quite, safe, secluded, custom built luxury home. 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, Jacuzzi 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 wood floor, custom built in Maple wood cabinets, antique Chinese desk, loft with modern desk. Master Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, Mahagoni wood floor, custom built in Mahagoni wood cabinets, desk, 3-window nook with day bed, meditation room with Gothic windows and arched ceiling. Fully furnished; 2100sqft. $2800. Utilities  $250 not included in rent. Contact Silvana: 505-690 8383 or silvanaheartpath@gmail.com

(Posted 09/04/19) $2,050 3br - 1400ft2 - COZY 'THE ABODE' (Pojoaque Valley). Available for immediate rent, charming 'La Casita' 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. Contact Silvana: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com or 505-690 8383

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico