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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.

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The listings on this webpage are for long-term listings (at least six months, preferably one year minimum).

8/30/2016: Beautiful 1 bedroom 1 bath condo near the center of Los Alamos for rent. Completely furnished and equipped with all kitchen appliances including microwave, kitchen food preparation supplies and linens.  All utilities (gas heat, electric) included. Has an attractive working woodstove. Laundry facility and assigned parking on site. Cable TV- ready with 1 TV in living room and cable connection to bedroom as well. Glass slider in living room opening out to small private patio with green maintained lawn outside.  Private, quiet sanctuary in town. Close to theater, library, easy walk to Ashley Pond.  No smoking, no pets. $750.00/mo with an $800 deposit - 6 month lease. Contact Bryan or Judy at 505-583-2460. Available September 10th, 2016

8/29/2016: For Rent - 1599-B 39th St. Great location - Near High School & Public Transportation. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, ~ 1,000 Sq. Ft., Unfurnished.Refrigerator, gas range, microwave and washer/dryer included. New interior paint, window coverings, refinished hardwoods and new kitchen flooring. Off street parking & fenced back yard, storage shed.  NO SMOKING, NO PETS. One (1) yr. Lease, $1,100.00 per month plus utilities. Security deposit $1,000.00 + first and last months rent. All tenants must pass credit and criminal background checks. Available: early/mid Sept. 2016 (Will pro-rate). Ask about furnishing if needed (extra cost). Call 910-303-31918/24/2016: Furnished Room. August 25 - May 31,2017. PRIVATE Full Bath. Nava Ade subdivision in Santa Fe, NM. W/D A/C WiFi Dish. Close to buses and Santa Fe Place $600 @ Month  Mobile (505) 577-6150

8/23/2016: Two furnished rooms for rent in a large house. Available Oct. 1. Includes all utilities, cable and wifi. Full use of kitchen, washer/dryer. Street parking and right next to two bus stops nearby. $550/month. Email Ann at or text me at (505) 500-6928. Enjoy a wood stove for winter and lots of camaraderie. If you don't have a car, we can always provide rides.

8/23/2016: Available in September. For rent:  3 bedroom, 2 bath double wide in Espanola (includes a washer and dryer). $850.00 per month, plus utilities. Tenant will transfer utilities to their name. $550.00 security deposit. One year minimum lease. Located in the heart of the business community. Shopping, restaurants, and gas stations close by. No pets allowed. References required. Contact information: Jesse Marquez (505) 927-0503 or Julie Marquez 505-927-0504. First  months' rent and security deposit are needed to move in. For more questions or photos, email 

8/22/2016: Room for rent – fully furnished  bedroom with dual closets and shared bathroom asking $600/month. Rent includes all utilities, internet, washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher and everything else you need. Shared access to kitchen, dining room, living room, sun room and big backyard. Perfect for a single professional with no pets; 6 month lease preferred. No smoking inside the house. Located in North Mesa, in a quiet and safe neighborhood. House is on a free bus route, 5 minute walk to the bus stop and a 10 minute bus ride to the Lab. First month and a deposit due on move in. Available Sept. 1st. Please call or txt. (505) 901-2216.

8/22/2016: White Rock Home. 1694 sq. ft.  3 bedrooms.  2 baths.  Walk in closets in all bedrooms.  2 car garage plus off street parking.  Private outdoor enclosed patio off dining room.  Large living room with fireplace.  Covered deck in backyard.  Carpeted and tiled floors.  Close to elementary school and parks.  Lots of storage.  Walk in pantry.  Includes refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and stove.  Washer & dryer hookups.  Fully landscaped.  Private backyard with grass.  Quiet neighborhood.  Available 08/24/2016.  $1600.00 per month plus utilities.  $1000.00 damage deposit.  No pets.  1-year lease required.  Contact Alec: (505) 490-3107 or

8/17/2016: Rare Canyon Glen Townhouse, perfect for the family lifestyle, less than one minute walking distance to Mountain Elementary School. This 2222 sq ft 3+1B/2.5B townhouse was built in 2003. It features open floorplan with generous space, high ceiling, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, and a great room (living and dining areas) with a gas fireplace. The huge kitchen has a large island workspace, Corian countertops, a walk-in pantry, a breakfast bar, tons of cabinets, and storage. A large formal dining room has been converted into a multiple purpose room. The large master suite and two other bedrooms are located upstairs. The master suite is quite large with a beautiful window seat. The spacious master bath features a garden soaking tub, separate shower, double vanity and walk-in closet. The other two nice-sized bedrooms share a great Jack & Jill bathroom with two vanities. The laundry room with washer/dryer is conveniently located upstairs. The landscaped patio and fenced back yard are great for entertaining or play. Gigabit Ethernet wired thru-out router-ready and oversized two car garage.  This lovely townhome is located in the much desired Canyon Glen enclave, at its Cul-de-Sac, just right behind the Mountain School. This kid-friendly neighborhood is beautifully maintained, truly one-of-a-kind. For more pic, please check: Minimum 12 month lease. $2200/month plus utilities and deposit. Starting from Sep 26th, 2016. call (505) 920-9095  or email

8/16/2016: Available September 15. Los Alamos, NM. FULLY FURNISHED 3-ROOM SUITE/APARTMENT: Bedroom, private bath, and living room/kitchenette, with a private entrance. Fully furnished with everything you need to move in including dishes, cookware, bedding, etc. The apartment is in a house located in a quiet community near Aspen School in Los Alamos, less than 10 minutes drive from the Lab. House backs on canyon land for great hiking. Short walk to free county bus. Parking in front of house. The apartment has recently been refurbished. Looking for one tenant, professional nonsmoker with no pets. Rent is $600 a month for six month lease. Wireless internet and utilities are included. First month's rent and deposit are due on moving in. Photos of the apartment are available by email on request. Contact or Bruce at (505) 670-5531.

8/11/2016: Available September 1, 2016. A cozy, immaculate one bedroom furnished apartment located in downtown Los Alamos. This is a fully furnished apartment that includes all utilities and basic cable. A six month lease is preferable for $860.00 per month with an $860.00 security deposit. These apartments are wifi ready for an additional cost. We have onsite laundry and are located in the heart of the business community. Shopping, restaurants and public transportation are available within walking distance. Contact information: Don Taylor, Taylor Properties, LLC, (505) 690-0910, email:

8/04/2016: Available end of August, 2016, Los Alamos, NM. Multiple fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other posdocs in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to brand new kitchen, common living areas, 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. Asking $550 per month including all utilities. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call (505) 412-3542.

8/01/2016: We are two lovely ladies plus an adorable dog looking to rent our third bedroom starting September 1st in a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom quad, located on Alabama Avenue above Conoco Hill. Rent is $875/month not including utilities/wifi, which usually adds about $150/month, to be split three ways. The third bedroom is unfurnished but the rest of the house is, including kitchenware, stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and washer and dryer. The unit gets a lot of sunlight, has hardwood floors, and a small yard in a neighborhood with easy trail and Atomic City transit access. We are willing to accept new pets, provided they get along with the current dog. We're ideally seeking a social, clean, and respectful roommate, male or female, who enjoys cooking and getting outside like we do, but not required! The lease ends January 15, 2017 and we are unsure if we will be renewing the lease at that time. If interested, email and/or

7/26/2016: $1,200 month excludes utilities, Security & Last Month Deposit, Credit check & References Req’d, Located near St. Francis & Siringo, Close to Hospital, SFHS, shopping. Easy off/on to I-25. Open Concept Home. 2 large bedrooms (1 his/her closet). 2 bathrooms w/Showers. Refrigerated A/C. Central Heating. Garbage Disposal. Sliding Glass & Side Light Doors. Large Front Porch. 2 Car Driveway & Wide Street Parking. Front & Back Yards. Mature neighborhood/original owners. No Pets. 1,535 square foot home located at 2090 Calle Navidad, Santa Fe, NM 1/4 mile to intersection of Siringo and St Francis. (505) 690-8964.

7/26/2016:  Condo with fenced in back yard located in Santa Fe, NM. Two bedroom/two bath completely furnished (including even a washer and dryer!) and MOVE IN READY! Also available unfurnished. $950 per month. Close to restaurants, shopping, and grocery stores. Close to Cerrillos Rd, Airport Road and Rt 599. 10 minutes from Santa Fe Lot Bus Stop to the Lab and also an easy drive to the Lab for those who do not take the bus. Quiet and enjoyable, perfect for the working professional. Lease term is negotiable. Contact Mary McFadin at (505) 470-5160. Photos and more info available at:

7/25/2016: Available October 1, 2016:  One bedroom with separate private bathroom in 1500-ft² condo is Santa Fe. Bedroom has a king bed (with linens) and closet.  There is plenty of room to store bicycle, etc.  The condo is very clean, fully furnished and is available to share with owner who works at the Lab.  Tenant will have full access to kitchen, common living areas, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi.  Owner is looking for a clean, quiet, non-smoker, Lab Postdoc .  Must be okay with a cat in the house; no other pets allowed.  This space rents for $800 per month with a $400 deposit due upon move in - owner pays utilities.  Owner is willing to negotiate lower rent if willing to sign long-term lease.  Property location is off of Zafarano Street close to restaurants, shopping, movie theater, and grocery stores.  Commute from Santa Fe to Los Alamos (TA-3) is approximately 100 miles round trip.  Park and Ride bus service from Santa Fe is an option for commuter.  Call after 6PM (505) 470-8823.
 7/19/2016: Available Sept. 1, 2016.  3 bedroom; 2 bath home in Railyard District of Santa Fe.  Fully furnished; adjacent to major highways; one year lease negotiable. Check internet under Casa de Tomas  Santa Fe for reviews and pictures.  Great location for a group of post-docs or a couple desiring to be near Santa Fe's famous square. This house is within walking distance of the farmer's market; art galleries; restaurants and theaters.  The Railyard is a very chic, happening location. Contact Marilyn Proctor at Adobe Destination...(505) 471-9186. Pets are also negotiable.

7/19/2016: Two rooms in a large 3-bedroom 1350-ft² apartment for rent. One room is currently occupied by a Postdoc working at the Lab. The other 2 bedrooms will be available September 1, 2016, maybe sooner. Each bedroom has a queen bed, chairs, desk, and closet. Apartment includes a kitchen, dining room, bathroom, and living room. Kitchen has a fridge, gas stove, microwave, washer, dryer, and kitchenware. Living room has a sofa and lots of space (for bicycles, etc.). Besides the three closets in the bedrooms, there are three more closets and just lots of storage space. No lease. Rental contract is month-by-month: $400/month for the larger bedroom, $350 for the smaller one. Deposit is half a month’s rent. Utilities (about $60 /month for the whole apartment) are paid by the tenants. The heating and water are paid by the landlord, who does NOT live with the tenants. The town golf course is basically a big extension of the back yard, and the ski hill is about 5 miles away. About 1.5 miles to the Lab. Good to have a car, but this location has nearby bus stops served by three bus routes; the buses are free. Non-smoking property; no dogs allowed here. Safe, good neighborhood in the safest town in the country. Please inquire by email and be able to provide a good reference or two. For more questions or photos, email <>

7/18/2016:  THIS BEAUTIFUL RANCHITO AND ITS FURNISHED CASITAS are situated on the Chama River in the village of Medanales, about 45 minutes from Santa Fe and Los Alamos, one hour from Taos, and two hours from Albuquerque. The studio casita, Celestial, 660 sq ft, is spacious and bright, and has north-facing windows for light, in addition to the skylight and west-facing door and bathroom. It has a sleeping loft with a south-facing window, in addition to the ground floor with a sitting room, dining area, and sleeping area. It rents for $650 per month for one person long-term (12 months or more) and is available now. Casita de Kwan Yin is a large, warm one-bedroom passive solar house, 760 sq ft, with full bath and kitchen. This charming house is available now, and rents for $750.  Rent is $100 more if you are renting less than 12 months. First and last months' rent and damage and cleaning deposit are needed to move in. Resident pays utilities. References required. For photos, please see If interested, call (505) 685-9416.

7/14/2016: I have a charming home in Santa Fe New Mexico which will be available to rent Sept. 1, 2016.  My home is fully furnished and would be perfect for a group of post docs to share this place. I am adjacent to major highways and am in the Railyard District  of Santa Fe which is a happening , chic place located near restaurants, galleries and the town square. Many  folks commute to Los Alamos and Santa Fe is filled with music, events and movie theaters.  Other folks working at Los Alamos would also enjoy this home.  Look on Internet under Casa de Tomas for pictures and a description of my home.  You can reach me at or call my property manager Marilyn Proctor at Adobe Destination, Santa Fe.  She could arrange a showing for you as I will be in CA for a year.  I can assure you this is a terrific home; comfortably furnished with a laundry room and everything you might need. Call Marilyn at (505)471-9186 for further information.

7/12/2106: Available- from 9/1/16- Los Alamos. There will be not many opportunities come like this!. We are Postdocs looking for respectful, social, kind and non smoker renters. Cozy and confortable rooms. 2 bathrooms. Full access to brand new kitchen, common living areas, washer/dryer and sunny patio in backyard (with an apple tree!). Parking on driveway. Conveniently located one block from the bus line,10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Asking $570 per month including all utilities + $500 deposit. No pets allowed. Preferibly Postdocs, 1 year minimum lease. If you are interested, please contact:

7/12/2016: Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 1/4 bath ranch style property with Horse facility.  Located in coveted LaMesilla.  35 minute drive to the Lab. The almost 2000 sq.ft. home has been recently renovated with all new appliances, HVAC (AIR Conditioning), roof, stucco siding, energy efficient windows, granite counters, and wood floors.  Enjoy the large 900 sq.ft. Insulated workshop.  Two car garage plus additional covered parking for 4 vehicles.  Your pets will be safe from harm because the entire property is chain link fenced. Take advantage of the quality 36’x 48’ solid-wall MD-Barn and endless riding trails.  Grapes, apple, peach, apricot and lots of shade trees on the property. Contact Cindy at (505) 412-8220

7/11/2016: TWO OR THREE BEDROOM FURNISHED ALL INCLUSIVE FLAT IN LOS ALAMOS AVAILABLE AUGUST 1.  This lovely furnished duplex has been home to many happy professionals and families.  Visiting international scientists are especially welcome.  All utilities including gas, electric, water, sewer, trash and also hi speed internet are included in one monthly fee.  All furniture, dishes, and linens are also included.  Washer/Dryer, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker are also included.  It is move in ready and very clean.  The two bedroom option all inclusive is $1700 per month.  The three bedroom option all inclusive is $1850 per month USD.  A $500 deposit for security, cleaning, and securing the lease is payable at the time of lease being signed. Location is in a quiet neighborhood 10 minutes from Lab administration, 10 minutes from downtown area.  It is a canyon lot with phenomenal views of the Jemez Mountains.  Sorry, no pets are allowed and no smoking in or out.  Contact number is (505) 412-3039.  Please leave a message. 

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