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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 06/12/19) One-bedroom condo at The Reserve, a beautiful well-maintained gated community on the north end of Santa Fe. 30-minute drive to Los Alamos. The Park & Ride bus stop nearby. The Reserve has an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub open year round, a gym, a laundry facility and hiking trails starting at The Reserve. The condo is on the third floor with a private entrance and a balcony, facing west (the quiet side). Very peaceful and tranquil area. $1,100 unfurnished or $1200 furnished. One year (or longer) lease is preferred. Call Lena at (505) 281-0565 (no text), or e-mail lenokn11@q.com

(Posted 06/03/19) Room for rent in a 3 bedroom, 2 bath located on the South side near the Santa Fe Country Club. $750 a month includes utilities, wifi, your own bathroom and parking in a large 2 car garage. The house is located on a quiet no outlet street right next to a park and walking trails. It also has a backyard. I do have a large dog, so must be a dog lover (she is extremely friendly). The room is not furnished, however I can furnish it if necessary. Less than 10 minute drive to grocery stores, Target, the mall and can hop right on to 599. Available first week of July. Please contact Carly at carlyj7733@gmail.com. Hope to hear from you soon!

(Posted 05/21/19) On the north side of Santa Fe, at The Reserve, unfurnished 2 Bedroom/2Bath charming condo on the ground-level with patio. Updated kitchen with built-in microwave, all stainless appliances, tile floors and countertops in kitchen and baths. Easy access to Los Alamos or very short drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus to Los Alamos is just down the street. There is a beautiful outdoor year-round swimming pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym, and high-tech laundry facilities. Office is staffed on weekdays. Lovely gated and beautifully maintained property. Must have good credit. Rent $1,300/month. Requesting first and last month's rent plus damage deposit upon move in. Tenant pays all utilities. Available June 1. Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445

(Posted 05/08/19) 308 Alta Vista St, Santa Fe. Master bedroom for rent with private bathroom in a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house centrally located in Santa Fe 3 blocks from Trader Joe’s, 5 minutes to Park & Ride station, 1.7 miles to downtown. 1950s style home, modern appliances, backyard with BBQ. Room is unfurnished, but it ca n be furnished if desired with bed frame and folding queen mattress. Fully stocked kitchen, living room is furnished, Seal Fit-style gym equipment available if desired. Washer/Dryer included. No pets. $950/month including utilities. No deposit, no first/last, just month-to-month due at the first of the month. Please contact David Nicholaeff, mtrxknight@gmail.com, 650-200-3933

(Posted 05/06/19) Unfurnished unit available June 2019 in Ricardo Legorreta's famous North side Santa Fe Complex. 2 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, wood floors & tile throughout. Gourmet kitchen, Gas Fireplace & W/D.  High End Clubhouse, pool & year round Jacuzzi, gym & walking trails. Walking distance to Thornburg Campus & Los Alamos Shuttle Service. Minutes from Devargas Mall, downtown & Santa Fe plaza. Small pet negotiable. $1,850/month plus utilities & Wi-Fi, 12  month lease. Please contact 505-310-1660. https://www.zillow.com/rental-manager/properties/1u46p6nra015e_Postlets/listing?itc=postbutton_sitenav

(Posted 05/06/19) Room available located in Santa Fe, next to the Santa Fe Country Club Golf Course. Cross roads Country Club and Camino Rojo. $650.00 a month rent gets you a furnished room - queen bed, dresser, book shelf and a good sized walk-in closet. All utilities and Wi-Fi included. Shared areas kitchen, living room, dining room and use of W/D. 5 minutes to grocery stores, restaurants, mall and movie theaters. A $400 cleaning/security deposit, lease, and references required. I have one cat so no pets, no smoking. Send email to Yvonne at radrada18@hotmail.com for pictures and other inquiries. Please include your full name. Thank you, hope to hear from you soon.

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

(Posted 06/12/19) Looking for male roommate. I have a room to rent in a condo with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. It is by Diamond Drive & Alabama Ave in Los Alamos, which is close to LANL and convenient for busing and bicycling to work. Rent $700 per month, including utilities and Internet, deposit $200. Furniture – simple furniture (at least bed will be provided), other will depend what I have. Washer and dryer are in the unit. Long term renting. Starting July 1st. Contact Justin, phone 505-7098187 email: justinzhang.xl@gmail.com

(Posted 06/12/19) One bedroom available starting July 1, 2019. The rent is $780 per month.The room is furnished with a queen size bed, and a desk, and a chair. Big walking in closet. Utilities including microwave, refrigerator, toaster oven, high-speed wifi, etc. The room is located in a private residence, near Mountain Elementary School. Walking distance to free county transit and 5 minute drive to LANL. A stay of at least six months to one year 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? Contact Mathiew:  mathiewfu@gmail.com

(Posted 06/12/19) One room in a single-family home available July 15th.  $550/month includes wireless internet, utilities, shared bathroom with other tenant, washer/dryer, off-street parking, full access to kitchen and rest of the house.  My wife and I have 3 dogs.  Free bus one block away.  5 miles to main Lab area.  No smoking.  No guns.  No late-night parties.  Contact Terry Priestley at either 505-500-2742 or TPriestley@lanl.gov.

(Posted 06/03/19) Very clean apartment in a very quiet building in North Community. Thermopane windows, efficient furnace, range, new refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, disposal, washer and dryer. New cabinetry and new bathroom. Carpeted with window coverings. Two off street parking places. Front yard care provided, very small back yard patio with storage shed. No pets, nonsmoking. One year rental agreement. No groups or subletting. References required and $1,100 damage and cleaning deposit are required. Rent $1,200 a month. Send particulars to Diane at vanburen@hubwest.com

(Posted 05/20/19) Available June 30: 2 bedrooms for rent in a 4 bedroom house. One room has a bathroom and one shares a bathroom. The one with its own bathroom rents for $900/month The one that shares a bathroom rents for $800/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants (2 tenants already rent rooms). $500 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit very close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at skyhookbryan@hotmail.com

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 05/08/19) Beautiful adobe home located in the tranquil village of Cundiyo, just 30 minutes east of Los Alamos. The home is fully furnished all utilities paid. One bedroom, one bath, walk in closet extra room for an office or art room. The square footage is around 1,800 with a sun room. It is on ranch property so there are animals on property. On your off time fish nearby Santa Cruz lake, Hike Santa Fe National Forest, Visit Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of country living. One year lease or longer unfurnished at $1600/month (This Includes all Utilities) Pets a possibility. If you are a lab employee we can forgo background checks and deposits
Email sunbearfitness@gmail.com or text me at 505-501-5782 or 505-901-0457 for an viewing appointment or questions. Serious Inquiries Only! https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/los-alamos-employees/6883166751.html

(Posted 05/08/19) Private room plus bonus room and bathroom with shower in sunny adobe, country setting in 2 bedroom/den house. Use of shared areas; kitchen, living room, front portal, washing machine (no dryer) one on property parking space. One person lives onsite. House in cleaned and maintained professionally. 20 miles to LANL. $750-800/month. House is furnished, full sized futon, couch, and table desk in private room. No pets, one indoor cat onsite. Free Wi-Fi, shared electric/gas. Use of well-appointed kitchen (no microwave), living room. May consider lower coast for responsible PhD who would water and take care of cat when owner is traveling. Please contact poppytangerine1936@gmail.com.

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico