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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 8/2/21) I have a house available for rent in Western area. It’s 2 bed, 1 bath, 800 square feet, with a large yard fenced-in yard and a private driveway. It’s currently furnished but it can be rented unfurnished as well. Pets are welcome. Monthly rent is $1300 for a 1 year lease, and utilities are paid by the renter. Contact Jennifer at 505-695-3824 (text or call).

(Posted 7/28/21) 1 large bedroom with ensuite (suitable for couples), in a beautiful, fully furnished 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment in central downtown of Los Alamos. Spacious combined lounge and dining. Fully furnished, with fully equipped kitchen. Brand new queen bed and new bedlinen, new vanity, new toilet, new hard flooring. Plenty of storage closets. Walk to all downtown facilities, restaurants, and Smiths grocery mega-store. One dedicated covered car space and ample car parking available. The bus stop to LANL is just across the street. All utilities - gas, electric, trash, water, internet,dishwasher,kitchen supplies, washer, dryer included. Suitable for executives, LANL employees, students, post-docs, hospital or council staff, visitors, Minimum 6 months. Long term welcome. No pets, no smoking. $900 a month, includes utilities. See The Iris photos and apply at SIVILLC.com. the room will be available from August 15, 2021.

(Posted 7/19/21) 1396 B 40th St. Los Alamos, NM. Details of Property: This is a standard bedroom (10x12) of an 1100 square foot house.  The room is furnished with a twin bed with bedding, table/desk and dresser. Uncovered parking available on property, bus stop to LANL is on sidewalk of property. This is approx. 1 mile from Otowi (walking distance). The tenant will have access to house and use of utensils, kitchen items, all appliances to include refrigerator/freezer, washer/dryer, stove, microwave and BBQ in large backyard. This is a two bedroom house with one bathroom (shared with owner). This lease is available August of 2021.  Rent to be $725 per month and a $500 security deposit (fully refundable if no damage). All rent is due on the first of the month and a rental agreement must be signed. Contact Daniel Schmidt, 505-667-5173.

(Posted 7/7/21) Available - White Rock Home. 1130 sq. ft.  3 bedrooms.  1.5 baths.  Walk in closets in all bedrooms.  1 car garage plus off street parking.  Large spacious yard.  Private brick patio.  Nice neighborhood.  Close to local bus system.  Newer kitchen cabinets & countertops.  Updated bathrooms.  New windows.    Carpeted and tiled floors.  Close to elementary school and parks.  Lots of storage.   Includes refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave, washer and dryer.   Available immediately.  $1800.00 per month.  Plus utilities.  $1000.00 damage deposit.  No pets.  No Smoking.  1 year lease required.  Contact Alec 505-490-3107  ADLCaspersen@Gmail.com

(Posted 7/1/21) Available last week of July, 2021, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other LANL postdocs/staff in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.    Full access to fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dining 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. Rent $650 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Summer rentals $700 minimum 3 months.  Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 6/29/21) Los Alamos Rental, Move-in Ready. Fully furnished Clean Ground Floor 2 bedrooms, 1 bath(1460 square feet) with all utilities, Dish Network, and 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 three miles to LANL. Private off-street parking. In addition, the rental unit also includes washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, TV, dining tables (formal and casual), sofa and loveseat; two beds with linens, and 2 computer desks. Kitchen is equipped with a microwave, pots, pans, coffee maker, and kitchen utensils for four. No Pets, No Smoking. No subletting or apartment sharing allowed. The rent is $2,100 per month with lease. For photos, please click the following link: https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/los-alamos-2br-1ba-fully-furnished-with/7343569199.html.  Contact: dkay5251@gmail.com or Phone: 505-412-3435.

(Posted 6/24/21) 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 at about a 30-second 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 a.m. and runs until 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, minus US Holiday. 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 and 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 year 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 Wi-Fi. 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 6/24/21) Executive rental in Los Alamos: Fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 and 1/4 bath condo in downtown Los Alamos. Rent includes all utilities, high-speed internet and TV with cable channels. Just bring a suitcase with your clothes and your laptop! Less than a 5-minute drive to LANL. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to LANL, restaurants, library, and all of the fun events in the heart of town. The unit includes a Computer Desk with an Executive Chair, two beds (one queen and one full) with linens and pillows included. Furnished dining area has a dining table and chairs for four. Living room has a sofa, coffee and end tables, and includes a TV. In-unit appliances include washer, dryer, and dishwasher. Kitchen includes pots, pans, utensils, dishes for four, microwave, and coffee maker. Owner pays $315 per month (included in your rent) for amenities like access to the community swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, and clubhouse. The unit comes with its own designated covered parking space, just steps from the front door. No subletting is allowed. Rent is $2,100 with a one-year lease. For Pictures click the following link: https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/los-alamos-fully-furnished-2br-1ba-with/7323527629.htmlContact: dkay5251@gmail.com

(Posted 6/23/21) Room for rent  in 4 bedroom house on Orange St.  Available August 15.  Utilities and internet included. Washing machine and dryer available. Walking distance to downtown. Trails start just steps from home. $100 deposit. $575/month . Lease month to month. Contact Jean at pac8@losalamos.comp>

Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 7/29/21) Santa Fe Townhouse. 2 bedroom, 2 bath light filled townhome with open floor plan. The Primary bedroom suite includes its own private patio, walk-in closet and 5 piece bathroom. Upstairs has a large loft, bedroom and full bath. This wonderful townhome includes a spacious kitchen, finished two car garage, washer/dryer in unit, and A/C. Recently updated with new paint and flooring throughout. Close to shopping, 599, 10 minutes to the plaza and 45 min drive to LANL. Renting at $2,100 monthly. Renter pays for water, gas and electricity. No smoking or pets allowed. One year lease with one months' rent security deposit. HOA fees paid by the landlord. 

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/4358-San-Benito-St-UNIT-A-Santa-Fe-NM-87507/87885332_zpid/?view=public . Contact 505-903-0353 or walnutcanyonproperties@gmail.com

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 7/26/21) 'La Hacienda’ House Part; 2200 soft $ 3,000 per month. Available for immediate rent 3 bedrooms, 1 bath room. Shared extra large open space Living / Dining room and Kitchen. Set on more than 17 acres of a magnificent private retreat; near to Los Alamos and Santa Fe in the Pojoaque Valley. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Extra large living room/dining room/kitchen with Kiva fireplace. 1 extra large Bathroom with  private toilet stall, double sink, sunk in tub and shower. Two bedrooms with full size bed and twin size bed each; one bedroom with two bunkbeds. Covered front patio with table and benches at entrance to every bedroom. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer. Private parking space, extra large sun deck on roof. Utilities $200 not included. Wifi not included. Contact Silvana: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com / 505-690 8383. ONLY INQUIRIES WITH PHONE NUMBERS ARE ANSWERED.

(Posted 7/19/21) Welcome to Casitas On The Vineyard, a collection of five different, fully-furnished guesthouse rentals located adjacent to a working vineyard in Nambe, located midway between LANL and Santa Fe. Each casita offers something unique in configuration and size. We offer four single-bedroom configurations and one 2-bedroom 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 feet 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 and NO PETS (making for an allergy-friendly environment). Rental durations span from two nights to multi-month. AirB&B has awarded us SuperHost status the last eight 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 one 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 7/7/21) AVAILABLE  NOW (August 12))- for single individual, month-to-month or long term preferred - Attached to long-time artist's home/studio. Comfortable adobe bedroom and kitchenette/bathroom with excellent WiFi, common 2nd space (for a visitor or shared use and storage), and outdoor garden & portal use. Utilities and WiFi included, bi-monthly cleaning, furnished, with multiple kitchen appliances. Shared washer/dryer. Separate entrance, parking. Deposit required. Very quiet, peaceful. No indoor smoking, or pets.)  Occasional use of main kitchen.
In Pojoaque Valley on County Road 84( just off 502, north of high school), 15 min. to downtown Los Alamos, centrally located from Santa Fe (25min), White Rock (17min), Espanola (18min), Pojoaque (6min). Call 505-455-3496  or text Marianne for more information, images.  505-629-7612.

(Posted 7/6/21) Available August 1, for single individual, long-term preferred. One bedroom and bathroom, with shared kitchen, laundry room, and parking spot in garage. The recently remodeled home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, two car finished garage, on over an acre lot in a quiet section of El Rancho. Air conditioned, with tile or brick floors throughout, no carpeting. Nice deck overlooks the arroyo which runs through. 2 mile walk to Pojoaque river. Centrally located, it is an easy commute to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. Quiet serene area on the backside of El Rancho. Backs up to protected native land, off of CR 84C. $1300/mo with utilities included, and shared with one tenant. For inquiries contact Josh, jrgarno@gmail.com, (352) 812-3674.

(Posted 7/1/21) Two fully furnished rooms available ($700 each per month, includes WiFi & utilities) in house located in rural San Ildefonso (20 min. scenic drive to LANL, 15 min. to grocery stores, 35 min. to Santa Fe). Housemates include one home owner and a parrot. Home has washer + dryer, dishwasher, air conditioning, and other amenities.  kdrieck@lanl.gov.

Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 8/4/21) The Loft. $2,000 per month.This well-appointed loft apartment, 970-square-foot (with elevator), is located on 2.25 acres of horse property. Owner lives adjacent to the apartment in an historic adobe. The Loft is a stand-alone, custom-built, fully furnished one-bedroom/one bath apartment with plenty of amenities: Bosch appliances, LG stacked laundry, tile flooring throughout, gas fireplace, bar seating for breakfast/dining, sleeper sofa, bathroom with heated flooring and huge walk-in tile shower with two showerheads, central heat and air, gas appliances, Amazon 50-inch Fire TV, king-size bed, walk-in closet, private deck, barbecue grill, and separate (from main residence) Wi-Fi/internet. All linens are furnished. This property is currently listed as a five-star Airbnb. Furnished in modern rustic style, you will find the space instantly comfortable and inviting. The peaceful, outdoor (shared) zen garden features a gazebo with comfy seating around the fire pit. The assigned parking space under the deck is convenient to the stairs and elevator. Utilities: Electric averages $120/month; propane varies with seasons $35–$150. Well and septic are shared with main residence. Garbage service included.No pets; no smoking or vaping inside or out. $300 cleaning deposit (non-refundable); $300 security deposit is refundable at end of lease if property passes inspection. Term: 6 months to 1 year. Location: This property is situated approximately 28 miles from Los Alamos National Laboratory and 8 miles from Presbyterian Española Hospital; perfect for the person or couple who are looking for a rural setting away from the noise of the city. Enjoy dark skies, perfect for telescope viewing right from your deck! Centrally located between LANL, Santa Fe, and Taos, you will enjoy being right in the middle of scenic northern New Mexico. You can access hiking trails nearby, and Ojo Calienteé Mineral Springs Resort & Spa is only a 20-minute drive.Two dogs, eight horses, and several cats live on the property.Special Notes: Horse boarding is negotiable if you want to bring your own horse. Lease amount is negotiable if you would help with property maintenance and farm chores. Credit check and references required. Contact d_obermaier@cybermesa.com.

(Posted 7/26/21) Cozy, furnished, 400 (+) adobe apartment for rent. Full kitchen, private entrance, court yard with fireplace, portal. Utilities included. Convenient to Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Taos, hiking trails etc. First, last and security deposit required. $625.00 per month, 6 month minimum. Available September 1. Photos available. Please contact Melissa 575-770-6661

(Posted 7/20/21)
Apartment for Rent, $1000/month plus utilities.Two bedrooms, one bath, full kitchen completely remodeled. New bathroom with walking shower, all-new fixtures, new windows, new floors, and fresh paint throughout. Private driveway, private parking, private enclosed yard with lawn and portal, and lots of shade from large mature trees. Water is included. Contact Jerry Lopez, 505-929-1133.

Jemez, New Mexico