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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. LANS 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).


Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 02/8/18) Room for rent in a wonderful and convenient location in the heart of Santa Fe! Quiet and safe neighborhood with the home located at the end of cul-de-sac. Guest will have fully-furnished room with private bathroom. Living and kitchen area are open for use as well as the washer/dryer. Outdoor space includes a deck and a backyard gate that opens to a quiet neighborhood park with walking path, community garden, and play equipment. Asking $600/month, price includes utilities & wifi. No smoking and no pets. Please contact Gabby at (505)901-9988.

(Posted 01/29/18) Fully renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bath home available for rent in Santa Fe. The home has gas heat, air conditioning, granite counter tops, and new appliances including washer and dryer.  There is a large yard and a paver patio. The home is listed on Zillow. Applications are accepted via www.PayYourRent.com  key word “Fiesta”   There is a $25 application fee.  One year minimum lease. Please call or email if you have any questions. 505-660-7414 or mwhitingnm@comcast.net

(Posted 01/24/18) This charming South Capitol 2 bedroom, 2 bath adobe is within easy walking distance to the Plaza, restaurants and shopping.  It has been restored to meet all modern needs while retaining its original Santa Fe architectural design with original vigas and kiva fireplace in the living room, a gas fireplace in the bedroom/study, newly finished oak hardwood floors throughout the home, diamond finish plaster surfaces and skylights. The new chef's kitchen with adjoining sunroom has Woodmode custom quarter-sawn red oak cabinets, Crema Bordeaux granite for the countertops and peninsula that comfortably seats 4 or 5. Modern appliances include only the best: Subzero, Electrolux high output gas cooktop, GE Cafe appliances including electric convection oven, above-cooktop convection microwave, Bosch dishwasher and Kohler Executive Chef sink with filtered water. The convenient basement has a washer, dryer, sink and good storage. It is a well insulated quiet home, with efficient gas hot water heat delivered by Myson Euro style heaters. It has a new super insulated foam roof. There is an enclosed private yard.  This home has just been completely restored to today's best standards. It is an excellent place in which you can enjoy Santa Fe for this time in your life. It is available for long term lease, unfurnished, no pets. $2950 plus utilities. It's a perfect Santa Fe home. https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/classic-and-modern-adobe-home/6460632509.html.

(Posted 01/03/18) Tranquil 3 Story Loft is Fully Furnished and is located in Downtown Santa Fe. Two Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath & Two Half Baths, The kitchen features beautiful countertops, Gas range and Stainless Steel appliances. Dining Room & High Celling Family Room, Ceiling Fans in Living Room & Master Bedroom, Two Flat Screen TV's, Direct TV, Beautiful Deck w/ Patio Furniture, Washer & Dryer. Large Car Garage w/ Remote Opener. Additional Parking Permits for South Capitol Residential Area. $2000.00 Per Month (all Utilities included) plus a Damage Deposit. No pets & No smoking. This rental rate is for a minimum of one year. An on-line credit application and background check is required with a $35 fee. Info and photos can also be accessed on Craigslist at https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/6446688912.html. For more information or any questions, call (505) 670-6970.

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

(Posted 2/15/18) Room for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house – Los Alamos- Available April 20, 2018. Pictures available at  Photobucket http://s1234.photobucket.com/user/avinashrk/library/Townhome?sort=3&page=1. Very comfortable and cozy room in a townhome, located about a mile (10-15 mins walk) from the Lab, quiet and beautiful neighborhood, close to Ashley's Pond, movie theater, and the shuttle route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer in the house; personal parking is available. No need to bring anything except clothes. Rental bedroom has mattress, study table and stands. Also, the room has its own private bathroom Please contact Avi by email avinash1402@gmail.com  or on 858-943-1950. Rent ---- For lease >= 6 months; $525+ 1/3rd of utilities (about $80 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet) ----For lease < 6  months; $700+ 1/3rd of utilities (about $80 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet).

(Posted 2/13/18) Downtown apartment for rent on 3/2. Quiet efficiency apartment on bus route. Furnished at $795.00 per month for a 6 month lease includes all utilities and A/C. Laundry rooms on site. www.casadeluz-losalamos.com. 505-662-7015

(Posted 2/13/18) Two bedroom furnished all inclusive flat in Los Alamos Available March 1. This lovely furnished duplex has been home to many happy professionals. It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom upstairs, living room, dining room and kitchen downstairs. All utilities including gas, electric, water, sewer, trash and hi speed internet and cable tv are included in one monthly fee. All furniture including dishes and linens are also included. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave also included. It is move in ready and very clean. Monthly rental fee inclusive of all the above is $1700. USD. A $500. deposit for security, cleaning, and lease adherence is payable with acceptance of Rental Application. Weekly rates available on request. Location is in a quiet neighborhood 10 minutes from LANL Administration and also shopping area. The house is on a canyon lot with phenomenal views of the Jemez Mountains to the north and west. No pets and No smoking in or out. Unfurnished is not an option. Short term lease is preferable. Contact number is 505.412.3039  Please leave a message and email address to send Rental Application to. 

(Posted 2/7/18) Available in Los Alamos. $600/month furnished for 6 months or longer. Room for rent in house with 3 bedroom/2.5 bath with canyon view. Two rooms and one full bath upstairs, which be shared if both rooms are occupied. Half bath downstairs is always free. Room includes bed, dresser, table, desk, and office chair. $700 for short term. 150 Mb internet. Washer/dryer. All inclusive. Available March 1.  Please call/text Jeremy 602-327-2377

(Posted 2/05/18) Available February 2018, Los Alamos, NM - Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other students/postdocs/visiting researchers in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to new fully equipped kitchen, spacious and bright common living areas, washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. On and off street parking. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Rent: $600/month; if only Summer rental $650/month. Rent includes all utilities, Internet, and weekly cleaning of shared areas. Shorter term rentals are possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 1/17/18) 1720 Sq ft two-story house in North Mesa, Los Alamos, NM. 4 bedrooms /1 bath, large living room, breakfast area, A/C, Washer/Dryer. Wall-fenced yard, two car garage, BBQ grill. Berber carpet. Very clean and ready to move into. Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and gas stove/oven. No pets, no smoking. 3 minutes to bus stop. Best school district in Los Alamos. Utilities, Wifi and basic cable TV are included. $1500 per month. Email: butterflywing2012@gmail.com.

(Posted 1/17/18) Room for rent in a single family home in White Rock available immediately. Excellent for a LANL intern/student. $550 per month includes private room, shared bathroom, all utilities, access to washer/dryer, kitchen, etc. No smoking and no pets. Contact Andrea at 713-505-2203

(Posted 01/16/18) 1/2 Duplex unit available January 27, 2018. 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 1,537 sq. ft., built in 2004. Off street parking, fenced back yard, one dog allowed. Close to Mountain elementary school and park. Central air, DW, stove, refrigerator and stove included. $1300 per month, one year lease, $600 cleaning and damage deposit.  No smoking. E-mail courtrightapts@gmail.com or call Geniece 505-662-5430.

(Posted 01/16/18) 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit in an eight plex available mid-February, 2018. 1,100 sq. ft. Off street parking, fenced back yard, one dog allowed. No smoking. Close to Mountain elementary school and county park.  $900 per month, one year lease, water, sewer, gas paid, tenant pays electric and trash. $600 cleaning and damage deposit.  E-mail courtrightapts@gmail.com or call Geniece 505-662-5430.

(Posted 01/16/18) End unit of quad located walking distance from Mountain Elementary School. Two story with three bedrooms and one bathroom upstairs. Two off street parking spaces.  No pets and no smoking. Rent is $1,100 per month with $500 cleaning/damage deposit.  Includes: All utilities, Basic cable tv, Internet, Washer and dryer (in kitchen), Fully furnished (furniture, kitchen utilities, linens, etc.)  Please email pcti.dm@gmail.com

(Posted 01/09/18) $1100/mo+ utilities: 2145 A 35th street 1091 sq ft ½ duplex near Aspen School. 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom; large fenced yard, car-port, updated kitchen with washer/dryer and newer appliances, updated bathroom, new paint and carpets. Near bus stop. No smoking. Pets negotiable. 1 year lease. Available mid-February. E-mail losalamos4rent@gmail.com or call 505-663-6249 to leave a message. 

(Posted 01/18/18) Furnished double bedroom for rent in 3 BD/ 2 BA house, shared with 2 lab employees (25y) and 1 student (28y), available immediately. $550 per calendar month + share of utilities (gas, electricity and internet). $550 damage deposit required (returned at lease end provided respectable condition of the room). See the link for photos. Bedroom dresser and nightstand provided along with double bed frame, mattress and bedding if necessary. Washing and drying facilities provided in addition to a fully stocked kitchen and furnished living area. Shared use of space in double door garage available. Plenty of street parking space outside of the house. Use of shower/bathroom shared with 1 housemate. Location: North Mesa, 10 -15 minutes drive from the lab. There is also a free Los Alamos bus service stop located 1 – 2 minutes walk from the house. Renter must be comfortable with dogs, we have 2 (one medium and one small). The room will be leased on a month to month basis or for longer if preferred. Completion of a renter’s agreement is required. Contact 505-695-4341 or rentallosalamos@gmail.com with inquiries.

(Posted 01/04/18) Fully furnished one-bedroom home with second bedroom available for an office, one bathroom, fully furnished kitchen, and dining room in quiet cul de sac in White Rock near bus stop. Other amenities include TV, washer/dryer, private deck with yard, cable, garage.  Wifi and utilities provided.  No smoking, no small pets considered. $1,200/month.  Security deposit is $1,000. 1 year lease preferred.  Photos available upon request. Contact Sharon Stover, at sstover@cybermesa.com, 505-690-4520. 

(Posted 01/02/18) Rooms for rent.  Available December 22, 2017 in White Rock NM. Furnished rooms for rent in nice three bedroom, 1.5 bath White Rock ranch style home with a quiet, shady landscaped backyard, covered patio. Comfortable rooms each with individual closets, shared with one or two other postdocs in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Full access to a nicely remodeled kitchen, living room with flat screen tv, dining room, and covered patio, separate laundry room with washer/dryer. Parking in driveway. Conveniently located three blocks from the LA Transit bus stop, 10 min walk to Smiths grocery store or the library, 10 min drive from the laboratory, restaurants are also within 10 minute walking distance. Rent is $600 per month and utilities are included.  DSL internet is provided as is full use of the kitchen, laundry and common areas. Perfect for a professional or student. No pets and no smoking inside the house. First month and a $600 damage/cleaning deposit due on move in.  Available immediately. For information or a showing please email erice1wm@gmail.com or txt to (505) 310-8639.


Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 02/12/18) (Available June 1st, 2018) $1200 per month/*$1000 security deposit (annual lease). Beautiful stucco home in El Rancho, NM (20 minutes from Los Alamos/30 minutes from Santa Fe). Utilities paid separately 3 bedrooms-2 bathrooms, open kitchen with fridge, electric stove and brand new dishwasher, HE washer and dryer and ample storage for supplies, Formal dining room with fireplace, Spacious living room with pellet stove, Brand new furnace, Large game/entertainment room with full size pool table, dart board and stereo, Large front and back yard with swing set for children, Covered parking, Pets okay, No smoking, Amazing views from the front yard, Close to local hiking/walking trails, Quiet neighborhood/landlord close by, and Private well. *Deposit is fully refundable minus cleaning and/or repairs at the end of the lease. Please contact Nicole at voight.nicole@gmail.com or call 505.920.0603 for more details.

(Posted 01/09/2017) Rancho Jacona offers beautifully furnished casitas for rent from a few days to a few months. We have 12 houses which range in size from studios that sleep one or two up to large houses with 4brs/4baths. Perfect for singles, couples, families, and groups of all kinds. https://www.ranchojacona.com/ for more details and photos. Rancho Jacona  277 County Road 84  Santa Fe, NM  87506  505-455-7948. Office Hours: Monday thru Friday and Saturday mornings. If you are  Eastern Time Zone:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.  Central Time Zone:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Mountain Time Zone:  8 a.m. - noon; 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.  Pacific Time Zone:  7 a.m. - 11 a.m.; 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 01/22/18) Room for rent in a single family in Alcalde NM approximately 40 minutes to Los Alamos, excellent for LANL intern/student $500.00 per month includes private Room, private bath, all utilities, WIFI, access to washer and dryer, Kitchen etc. No smoking in the house and no pets. Contact Rudy, 505-780-0630.

(Posted 01/04/18) House close to Espanola: Available January 5-June 5, 2018 (dates negotiable). $1300/month including Utilities FURNISHED 3 bedroom/2 bath with a detached 2-car garage situated on 1 acre of land. Children and pets welcome! Includes: Wood-burning stove, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Internet, Dish Network, Pergola, Fenced in dog run, Fruit trees (on drip system), and Grape vines (on a drip system). Please contact Sara Anderson: saralee.anderson@gmailcom  


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