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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 11/18/21) One bedroom, one bath, furnished or unfurnished units on Gold and Kiva Street.  Six or twelve month leases, and utilities are included, except cable and internet.  Laundry facilities and parking are available on premises.  NO pets/NO smoking.   Both locations are close to the LA bus stops.  Gold Street is a short walk to some LANL sites, Kiva Street is close to the downtown district.  Please contact Geniece at 505-662-5430 or courtrightapts@gmail.com for additional information.

(Posted 11/15/21) Three bedroom, two and a half bath, 1/2 duplex unit available in December,2021.  The unit was built in 2004 and is located on 36th Street, close to Mountain School and county parks.  Two off street parking places, fenced back yard with sprinkler system.  Central air, washer & dryer hookups.  $1,700 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 11/9/21) 3BR 1Bath Duplex for Rent. Short walk to Mountain Elementary, Urban Park and trails. Near to bus stop. Town or Lab commute is 5 minutes. Good view. No smoking. Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Washer, Dryer. $1275/mo. One month deposit. Available now. 2141B 45th St. Los Alamos NM 87544. Contact Aik-Siong Koh (505) 310-2069, askoh@askoh.com

(Posted 11/8/21) Apartment available now with some flexibility on start date. Privacy. Convenience. Amenities. Modern 1 bed 1 bath apartment, 400sq ft. for rent for $1,150 per month, all utilities and Wi-Fi included. Year-long tenant preferred. Available Nov 5, 2021. Perfect location, sought-after neighborhood. 2.5 miles to LANL, short walk to UNM-LA and bus stop, short bike or car ride to shops, grocery store, restaurants, etc. Property backs up to thousands of acres of National Forrest Land. Hiking trails right out your door and beautiful views. Separate entry to the apartment which occupies the first floor of a large house, full kitchen, full bathroom with bathtub, Wi-Fi, washer/dryer, wood beams, stove, fridge, microwave, and good storage space. Partially furnished if needed. The apartment will be rented sparkling clean with a professional cleaning to ensure all surfaces have been properly disinfected. The upper floors of the home are occupied by a busy family. Some noise is to be expected. Looking for a quiet, responsible tenant to enjoy this beautiful space – it is perfect for LANL contractors/ staff/ interns and UNM students. No Smoking, No pets. If interested, please reach out to Daniel at Apartment@danofthehills.com or 505.709.8628 (call or text). Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/3ctVwFr8i4URQNaR8

(Posted 11/5/21) Fully Remodeled Furnished Condo in Los Alamos, NM. You will appreciate this beautiful, remodeled ground floor condominium in a prime downtown location! Close to the YMCA, Smiths, restaurants, hiking trails, and so much more, you will find it easy to get around. This condominium’s interior has new paint, new fixtures, new bathrooms, and upgraded appliances. The upgrades have added new features to make it modern and upscale. The Unit is located at the end on the bottom floor. The Fully Furnished Condo comes with two bedrooms, two baths, closets, and spacious floor plan. The Large patio is perfect for gardening, or just for enjoying the view. It is in Aspen Elementary school district.  NO PETS, NO SMOKING. Negotiable Lease:  6 months or 1 year lease. Rent:  $3000 a month, includes the utilities and internet. Security Deposit $1500. Please Call JE Professional Services at 505-670-5353 to schedule an appointment.

(Posted 11/1/21) I have one 3000 square-foot home with eight bedrooms and five bathrooms. Prices are $795 (standard) and $850 (room with private bath); long and short term leases available. Please note: rental payment ($795) includes/covers, ALL utilities, washer/dryer access, housekeeper services, wireless Internet (two modems to prevent lagging issues), and DirecTV. ALL covered in rental payment; no additional fees will be requested or charged (other than damage and cleaning refundable deposit $800). My home is one mile from the main tech area (perfect for students, postdocs and visitors) 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 a.m. and runs until 7:00 p.m., Monday through 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 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 11 years and the other is two 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 $850 a month; and all other rooms run $795. Rooms available now; both long and short terms rental/leases available. I do require a refundable $800 damage and cleaning deposit in advance; first and last months rent is due at time of arrival, and beginning of rental term. Application information: Please fill out attached for $75.00, non-refundable rental reference check. Please make checks/money orders payable to French Rentals (also accept Venmo and Zelle for all payments), 1419 40th Street, Los Alamos, NM 87544; for deposit and first and last months rent. Full Name:________________, Home Phone: _____________,
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(10/26/21) 3272 Walnut St. Apt A, Los Alamos NM 87544. 2-bedroom, shared back yard, on Walnut Canyon. Pets okay, $1,400/month, first and last month's rent, plus deposit. Andrew at 503-201-3914, owner or Meridian at 505-697-0140, other tenant in the building, owner’s partner.

(10/21/21) Room for rent in 4-bedroom house on Orange St in Los Alamos, NM.  Available November 1.  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.com or text at 505-920-5845.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 11/18/21) Llisting a newly renovated Casita rental in the Historic/downtown area of Santa Fe. It is a one bedroom adobe Casita/Guest House style small house, in a secure, and quiet, fenced-in east side area, only three blocks from downtown Santa Fe. It includes a covered patio, separate living, bathroom with small kitchen and dining area, with ceiling fans and skylights, with two large closets. It rents for $1,000.00 per month, a security deposit, and  including the utility bills. Verifiable employment and rental history are required - and pets are not allowed. Some furnishings are in-place. No washer/dryer on premise, but are available within a 5 min. drive. Please contact Elmer Maestas, at telephone # 505-415-4915 for information.

(Posted 11/15/21) Upper floor spacious unit with abundant light and views in a remodeled building in Santa Fe.  1,150 sq ft apartment well appointed with new appliances, new vanities, new hardware throughout the unit.  Located 45 minutes from the LAN Labs and 10 minutes from the Railyard.  We are next to a variety of services - groceries, banking, restaurants, shopping, movies and more.  Set back in a quiet parcel from the hustle and bustle of Cerrillos road.  Pets are welcome with a fee.  Dedicated 500Mbps fiber connection for the building available for $65/mo.  Price is $1,895 + electric/mo.  1 year lease with first month and one month security deposit required at signing.  Available now.  Call/text Andrew at 505 365-1514 to set up a tour.  https://santafe.craigslist.org/reo/d/santa-fe-upper-floor-spacious-unit/7405177073.html

(Posted 11/9/21) FOR RENT IN SANTA FE--Fully remodeled centrally located single family home on East side (3 miles from plaza).  3 bedroom/2bath single family home in quiet neighborhood.  2 fireplaces, office space, family room, heated garage and work shop, air conditioning, privacy fence, and more.  See photos on Craigslist Post. $2700 plus utilities.  Security and damage deposit in the amount of one months rent.  Minimum of 1 year lease. (703) 965-5684

(Posted 11/4/21) 2-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, furnished, 1200 sq ft beautiful southwest style home on 1.5 acres in Eldorado, Santa Fe County. Passive solar, brick floors with southwest facing windows and adobe block construction. Large front and back fenced patios, xeriscaped garden, and mountain views on three sides. 100 yards from greenbelt trails. All appliances, WiFi, and utilities included in monthly $1,300 rent. Available late December 2021 to late April 2022. One month rent security deposit. Pets considered. Contact Andrew at 505-690-6824. 

(Posted 11/1/21) This charming and well appointed 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is a perfect place to call home, 2 story-updated with stainless steel appliances, a wood burning fireplace, a/c, hardwood floors, washer/dryer, private court yard, 2 parking spaces in quiet condo compound is located in a premier location. Walking distance to plaza, the State Capital, shops and galleries. Tenant pays all utilities. Unfurnished, willing to furnish if needed. No pets please. https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-excellent-location-downtown/7401698844.html

(Posted 10/13/21) For rent: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1320 square foot condo in Placita de la Vista off the Old Taos Highway in Santa Fe. Light-filled condo, fully furnished in comfortable Southwest style. Master queen bedroom with en-suite full bathroom and walk-in closet. Guest queen bedroom with office area. Full guest bath. Washer/dryer in unit. Off-street parking. WiFi, all utilities included. Minimum one-month rental, max six months. Available November 5 -December 15, 2021. January 10, 2022 for one-five month periods. $2100/ month, security deposit and one-time cleaning fee, plus tax. Please visit our website for more information and photos. https://www.sweetretreatz.com/santafe/

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 11/8/21) Welcome to Casitas On The Vineyard, a collection of five different, fully furnished guesthouse rentals located adjacent to a vineyard in Nambe, NM, 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), includes WiFi, 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 for at least the last nine 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 at our Casa Nambe (next availability late Oct), making your out-of-pocket housing cost $0. LANL’s reimbursement will significantly reduce your out-of-pocket cost at each of our other four units.  Contact us at Marys.Nice.Rentals@gmail.com  with any questions.  Pics and more details at https://CasitasOnTheVineyard.com.

(10/26/21) $1300/month, two bedrooms and one bathroom available in 4-bedroom/3-bathroom house. Available Immediately for single individual or couple, (long-term preferred) is a master suite/private bathroom with walk-in shower, along with an additional bedroom in a beautifully remodeled home. There is a shared kitchen, laundry room, bathroom, and parking spot in the two-car garage. The home sits over an acre lot in a quiet section of El Rancho, NM, with central AC/heat and tile or brick heated floors throughout (no carpet). The back of the home is fitted with a large wooden deck that overlooks the arroyo and offers a great view of the starry night sky. There is a fenced-in area in the front of the home for dogs to enjoy the fresh air. Centrally located, it is an easy commute to Los Alamos (15 minutes) or Santa Fe (25 minutes). The property backs up to protected native land, off of CR 84C. Rent is $1300/month with utilities and NMSurf internet included. The home will be shared with one tenant who is a postdoc at LANL. For inquiries contact Josh, jrgarno@gmail.com, (352) 812-3674.

Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(11/9/21) Two bedroom, one bath adobe duplex (1300 square feet) with a large great room, fireplace, vigas, hardwood floors and tile floors available in Santa Cruz.  $1200 rent, plus gas and electric.  Water, sewer and garbage are included in rent.  $500 cleaning and damage deposit, plus first and last month’s rent ($2900) is due upon signing 1-year lease.  Call 505-692-3655 to view the property. 

Jemez, New Mexico