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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

(5/16/22) 1081 Sioux Street, Los Alamos, NM. This beautiful unfurnished modular family home has been completely remodeled located in the Tsankawi Village neighborhood. The 3 bedrooms, 2 bath with open area living room space home features new vinyl plank flooring and all new appliances: stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer & a gently used dishwasher to enhance the remodeling of the home. The front yard entrance is private with a new porch deck. Prefer a 1- year lease. No Smoking. Pet Negotiable with a Pet Addendum. The property is walking distance to Middle school, the public bus stop, and hiking trails. It falls in the Barranca Elementary School District. Rent: $1900.00 a month + utilities First Month Rent and Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available May15th. Please contact jepservices.la@gmail.com or 505-670-5353.

(Posted 5/10/22) 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, linens, 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: _____________,
Cell Phone: _______________, Occupation:_______________, Rental Dates/Duration: _______________ Please list 1 of 2 previous rented addresses: _____________, Landlord/Lease Company Phone Number: _______________, Please list 2 of 2 (if applicable) previous rented addresses: _____________,Landlord/Lease Company Phone Number: _______________. For more information, stfjesusfreak@gmail.com or 505-660-0282.

(Posted 4/25/22) Available September 1st, 2022, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other posdocs/students in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.    Full access to brand new 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 with view to the mountains. Parking on driveway. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. $725 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 4/21/22) White Rock 1Bd/1Bath Luxury Apartment w/Office. Exceptional suite of spacious, furnished rooms overlooking rustic La Senda in White Rock features gorgeous views from every window. One-bedroom upstairs apartment with additional office/work space, plus luxury bath, separate shower and spa tub, mirrored dressing vanity, enormous walk-in closet, two balconies, high ceilings and full kitchen. Private entry, twice-monthly cleaning, high speed internet, cable TV and covered parking included. Property is close to hiking, biking and horse trails with easy access to shops, library and LANL. No pets, no smoking/vaping or cannabis use on the property. This rare gem is available on 5/5/2022 for $2000 per month, month-to-month. 505-500-5877 Ask for Rob.

(Posted 4/14/22) Short-term housing 2 bedroom / 3 bath Oct 1- Dec 30, 2022. I have a condo with 2 large bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The condo is across the street from Ashley Pond and close to most business areas. The bus stop is available on Trinity and Central Avenue. The condo is fully furnished, linens, towels, dishes and cooking ware are all included. Also included are the utilities, WIFI and streaming services. There is an outdoor pool (when available), club house, and exercise equipment for your use. This condo is available for a short-term lease. $2,200 per month. I do require a refundable $800 damage /cleaning/security deposit in advance; first and last month’s 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  payments to Venmo (@dorothy-montoya-1) for all payments). Contact damontoya2013@outlook.com. Currently available October 1 - December 30, 2022.
Full Name:________________,
Home Phone: _____________,
Cell Phone: _______________, 
Rental Dates/Duration: _______________ 
Please list 1 of 2 previous rented addresses: _____________, 
Landlord/Lease Company Phone Number: _______________, 
Please list 2 of 2 (if applicable) previous rented addresses: _____________,
Landlord/Lease Company 
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And email to damontoya2013@outlook.com.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 5/18/22) Charming 3 bed, 1 bath house with attached 1 car garage. 125 Camino de las Crucitas, Santa Fe. Highly desirable Casa Solana neighborhood - close to school, grocery stores, restaurants, shops, farmers market, La Tierra trails and dog park. Laundry room includes washer and dryer. Central heat and air conditioning. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms. Main bedroom walk-in closet. Storage space. Enclosed patio. Easy access to St. Francis/Hwy 285. Very walkable neighborhood. Walk to grocery stores. Ride your bike to La Tierra trails. Walk to the dog park. 12 month lease at $2,800 per month. Water and garbage included. Tenant pays gas and electric Last month's rent due at signing. Small dogs allowed. No smoking. Please schedule a showing and apply through Zillow. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/125-Camino-De-Las-Crucitas-Santa-Fe-NM-87501/6832717_zpid/?utm_campaign=iosappmessage&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=txtshare. Contact: Jose Bustamante (505) 508-9489.

(Posted 5/11/22) 14 miles from Los Alamos just off of HWY 502 at the El Rancho exit. Big adobe house, fully furnished, air conditioning and swamp cooler too. EV charger in garage, charger brand is juice box 40 amps. Large private fenced Patio with gas grill, screened in shaded seating area for hot afternoons. Great views, large family room, eating space in large kitchen with formal dining room. Five burner gas stove for cooking in kitchen. Totally remodeled 2022, new windows, paint, bathrooms, kitchen updated. Everything new. Lots of off street parking, quiet area. Cat okay, no fenced yard, no dogs or smoking. Hot water base board heat works well. Security cameras on exterior. Not on patio area. Easy access to Los Alamo's, Santa Fe, Espanola areas. Back of property goes to Indian lands, very open. Nice area. Nice artwork of the area, comfortable home. Bedrooms private from other areas, pull out couch with a memory foam mattress is a queen bed in family room.  One bedroom has queen bed, other two twins. 1750 square feet house in the rental. RV or boat parking if needed, no services for RV, only parking. Five miles to Tesla service station. Rate for Los Alamos will be $4200.00 per month which includes all utilities. Deposit of one month rent. https://airbnb.com/h/adobemoringglory

(Posted 5/9/22) FURNISHED STUDIO APARTMENT IN GARDEN SETTING CLOSE TO TOWN AND CONVENIENT TO LOS ALAMOS. Available September 2022.  Private and very quiet furnished studio apartment with fenced yard, stone patio, air conditioning and expansive western views. Hardwood and tile floors.  Fully equipped kitchenette with all new appliances, including washer/dryer.  Located in best Santa Fe northside neighborhood with direct access to US 84/285 N to Los Alamos. $1,000/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. Suitable for one person. No pets. Marybeth or Larry, 505-795-8774.

(Posted 5/9/22) https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2887-Clark-Ct-Santa-Fe-NM-87507/6838969_zpid/?view=public

(Posted 5/3/22) The Reserve at Santa Fe—Available June 1st. Unfurnished charming 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath condo on the upper level with balcony. Updated, all stainless appliances, tile floors and countertops in kitchen and baths and evaporative cooling. 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 heated swimming pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym, and immaculate laundry facilities. It is a lovely, gated and beautifully maintained property with walking paths and communal barbecues in a park-like setting. The Reserve condominium compound is located at the North end of town making for easy access to Devargas Mall, Santa Fe Plaza, Route 599, Los Alamos Labs, shopping, and dining. The Reserve offers an excellent onsite management company, and is gated after hours for added privacy. Please reply with your phone number and I will get in touch with you about the condo. This is a No-Smoking property. Sorry, no Pets. First and last month’s rent and deposit plus a one-time administration fee due at signing.  Rent is $1700/mo. and tenant pays all utilities.  Inquiries to Joan at 505-690-9445. For a look at great pictures of the property and information about The Reserve, log onto www.reserveatsantafe.org

(Posted 4/27/22) New custom guest home for rent in early April 2022. The address is 624 Calle de Valdes. This is a long-term rental, with a minimum of eight months, and I will consider up to two years lease agreement. Price reduced to $2,900 per month. This newly-constructed, two-bedroom, one bath home is in a quiet neighborhood in Santa Fe's Wood-Gormley school district. The home has 10' ceilings in the living and kitchen area. All heating, central air conditioning and major appliances are brand new. The generous kitchen area has an 8' x 4' island with seating for 4-6 people. New stackable washer and dryer are in their own closet and there is a walk-in pantry and separate coat closet. Outside the large, covered portal is a level yard perfect for gardening. There is ample parking on street steps from the front door. Pets are welcome with an additional security deposit. https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-house-for-rent/7464639983.html.
Also listed on Zillow. Contact James Doyle 505-501-0306.

(Posted 4/22/22) Markana de Santa Fe (www.MarkanadeSantaFe.com) is conveniently located in the Agua Fria neighborhood of Santa Fe, which is just minutes from 599. Prefer to take advantage of the Park & Ride Express bus? The NM-599 Park & Ride is just 15-mintues away! This brand new 180-unit community blends the beautiful high desert atmosphere of Santa Fe with the feel and energy of a contemporary suburban neighborhood. Relax with your friends and neighbors in any of our unique community amenities – Theater Room, Bar Lounge, WIFI Lounge, Resort-style Pool & Spa, Grill Ramadas – or exercise in our 24/7 Fitness Center. Bringing a furry friend? Take them for a game of fetch in our dog park, or treat them to a spa day in our Indoor Dog Wash station! *LANL employees are a part of our Preferred Employer Program and benefit from a waived Application Fee ($50/per person) and waived Administrative Fee ($250)*
Community Features:

  • Detached Garages
  • Bark Park (Dog Park)
  • Outdoor Lounge
  • Screening Room (Theater)
  • Resident WIFI Lounge
  • Package Lockers
  • Cabanas in the Pool Area
  • Covered Parking
  • Resort Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Fireplace/Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Resident Bar/Lounge
  • Bike Repair Station
  • Billiards Table

Apartment Features:

  • Custom Faux Wood Blinds
  • Extra Deep Single Basin Sink
  • Fireplace In Select Homes
  • Glass-top Electric Stove
  • Modern Cabinetry
  • Quartz Countertops
  • Soft Close Cabinet Hinges
  • Tile Backsplash in Kitchen
  • Washer/dryer in all Homes

Visit Us: 955 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87507. Contact Us: 505-471-5500 or markanadesantafe@greystar.com. Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm. Pet Policy: 2 pet maximum per home. One-time $300 pet fee per pet and monthly pet rent of $45 per pet. Breed restrictions do apply, please inquire for details. Equal Housing Opportunity.

(Posted 4/21/22) Home is located near Rodeo Road and Richards Ave. - short drive to St. Francis and up to Los Alamos. Close to I 25. 2 fully furnished bedrooms with Bath in Private Home in Santa Fe. Available Summer 2022. $475 per room. Parking in driveway and front of home. Use of kitchen and laundry area included. Will send photos upon request. Contact : Melissa Williams, 505-570-1282, alissawilliams@hotmail.com

(Posted 4/21/22) Vista Linda Apartments, 6332 Entrada de Milagro - Santa Fe, NM 87507, (505) 474-2926, https://www.vistalindapeakliving.com/.

$1774 - $2355/Month | 2 Bedroom 1 Bath | 874 sq ft
$1796 - $2246/Month | 2 Bedroom 2 Bath | 934 sq ft
$2208 - $2611/Month | 3 Bedroom 2 Bath | 1175 sq ft
Leasing Options: 6-13 Months with a break lease fee option
Apartment Amenities:
● Central Heating & Air Conditioning
● Dishwasher & Garbage Disposal
● Exterior Storage Included
● Full-Size Washer & Dryer in EVERY apartment
● Fully-Equipped Kitchen Appliance Package
● High Speed Internet & Cable Ready
● Open & Spacious Floor Plans
● Private Patio or Balcony Space
Property Features:
● BBQ/Picnic Area
● Newly Updated Fitness Center
● On-Site Maintenance and Management
● Outdoor Clubhouse Patio
● Package Receiving
● Pet-Friendly Community
● Sparkling Swimming Pool
● Gorgeous Community Clubhouse
● Resident Services Portal with Online Payment & Maintenance Request Options
Description: Vista Linda offers several apartment sizes with access to a community clubhouse, outdoor playground, an on-site fitness center, a full sized washer and dryer in every apartment home, and 24-hour emergency maintenance. Our multi-purpose leasing and clubhouse serves as the hub for our sprawling community. Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, we are near a number of great schools, shopping, dining locations and places of entertainments.  Vista Linda is a wonderful place for you to call home!
Pets: Breed Restriction; Weight Restriction; Dogs and Cats Allowed: $150 Deposit. $25 Monthly Pet Rent. $150 Fee. 40 lb Weight Limit. 2 Pet Limit.

(Posted 4/18/22) Great furnished home in a charming, neighborhood (Colores del Sol). Newer construction and energy efficient. Stained concrete floors, washer & dryer, nice furniture. Freshly painted inside. Nice landscaping and large backyard with a covered patio. Garage not included. Close to NM 599 and South Meadows exit. First & last month plus deposit required. https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-furnished-br-1ba/7471057047.html

(Posted 4/18/22) Bellahmah Home Community. 1,500 sq. ft., unfurnished open concept home located just off 1-25, exit 282 North in Santa Fe, NM between Santa Fe & St. Michael's High Schools.  Straight access to 285/84 off of Siringo Road, 38 miles, 45 minutes to  Los Alamos National Laboratory, 58 minutes to Albuquerque, NM.  Home is available April 2022.  Yearly lease, $2,100 per month plus utilities.  (505) 690-8964. Home features include:

  •  2 large bedrooms (1 w/2 closets)
  • 2 bathrooms w/showers (1 w/tube)
  • Refrigerated A/C
  • Central natural gas heating
  • On demand tankless water heater
  • Ceiling Fan in Kitchen
  • Gas Stov
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen peninsula
  • Garbage disposal
  • Washer/Dryer hookups
  • Double pane windows
  • Kitchen sliding glass door to backyard
  • Security mailbox
  • 2-car driveway & wide street parking
  • Large front porch
  • 1/4 mile access to SF walking/biking trails to downtown, Sams Club & Albertsons
  • Spacious front and back yards
  • Quiet/Mature neighborhood/95% original owners 
  • Great for two professionals or family
  • backyard lighting

(Posted 4/18/22) South Meadows Apartments www.SouthMeadowsSF.com is located just off 599 in Santa Fe, NM which makes a commute to Los Alamos as easy as they come. We have apartment availability to reserve your new home for move ins starting in February 2022 to August 2022. This brand new 240-unit community with sleek, contemporary design and tons of natural light evoke a grounding, relaxed feeling each time you walk through your front door.  The clubhouse leads to two stunning resort-style pools and spa. In addition, there is a 24-hour fitness studio and community Wi-Fi-lounge for your convenience.

Apartment Features Include:

  • Plush Carpeting in Bedrooms 
  • Hardwood Inspired Flooring 
  • 9 ft Ceilings 
  • Ceilings Fans in all Rooms 
  • Energy-Efficient, Stainless-Steel Appliances 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Gourmet Kitchen w/ Gas Range 
  • Kitchen Island/Peninsula 
  • Kitchen Pantry 
  • Built-In Microwave 
  • In-Home Washer & Dryer 
  • Spacious Walk-in Closets 
  • Private Patio or Balcony  
  • Outdoor Storage Closets 
  • Modern Espresso Cabinetry w/ Brushed Nickel Hardware 
  • Central Heating & Cooling 
  • Double-Pane Windows 

Office Hours - Monday-Friday: 9:00AM-6:00PM / Pet Policy - Max 2 Allowed. Comments: One Time Fee: $350/pet and a monthly Pet Rent of $40/pet. Restrictions: Breed restrictions do apply, please inquire for details. There is a maximum of 2 pets allowed per home. Equal Housing Opportunity. Call us or visit our website to reserve your new home: www.SouthMeadowsSF.com 

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 5/19/22) Centrally located from Santa Fe (25min), Los Alamos (21min), White Rock (17min), Espanola (18min), Pojoaque (6min). By Pojoaque river. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, one kitchen, one living and one washer room. Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, 10Mbps Internet are provided. Utilities available. No inside smoking. Small pets negotiable. $1995/mo. One month deposit. Available June 16, 2022. 6 Calle Elena, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Contact Aik-Siong Koh (505) 310-2069, askoh@askoh.com 

(Posted 5/10/22) 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 is Mar 1st), 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.

(Posted 4/14/22) AVAILABLE MAY 15, 2022 - 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, back portal use. Utilities and WiFi included, bi-monthly cleaning, furnished, with multiple kitchen appliances. Shared washer/dryer. Separate entrance, parking. Deposit required. Very quiet (adobe walls), peaceful refuge! No indoor smoking, or pets.) Occasional use of main kitchen. In Pojoaque Valley on County Road 84( just off main highway 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, more images. 505-629-7612. the eARThouse is the home/studio of a long-time Santa Fe artist. $1400/month

Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 4/25/22) Available May 1st – Santa Cruz, NM. Fully remodeled large one bedroom apartment duplex available on May 1st located in Santa Cruz, NM.  New hardwood floors throughout the comfortable ~1200 square foot adobe apartment.  Remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel stove and refrigerator.  Central air with heating and cooling. Centrally located approximately 30 minutes to Santa Fe and 30 minutes to Los Alamos.  $1500 monthly rent (first and last), plus utilities (gas and electric) on one year lease with $800 deposit (cleaning and security).  Please call 505-692-3655 for more details.    

Jemez, New Mexico

(Posted 5/17/22) Cabin for Rent in Jemez Mountains!!Now through (mid)August 2022.1296 sq ft cabin; in Sierra Los Pinos area (just outside of the subdivision).  One private bedroom, plus upstairs area for beds / office. Fully furnished. One bathroom.  Cabin has floor heaters, wood-burning stove, no A/C, large windows for the forest/mountain scenery, two car garage, private well, septic, underground electric, and 31 acres bordering National Forest!$2000 / month.  Plus utilities (currently only is electric bill.  Internet is not yet available at the cabin, but is (hopefully) in progress.)  $1000 damage deposit.  Cabin & land is in immaculate condition and tenant must perpetuate. References required.No inside pets (maybe cat). No smoking inside nor outside.Home is accessible by driving to edge of Sierra Los Pinos neighborhood and then down a mostly-private dirt road about half a mile.  You may need to snow plow the dirt road during winter.Email me about yourself and/or for more information.  judahepstein@gmail.com