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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.

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 05/08/18) 1800 square foot, 4 bed / 2 bath Stamm-built home in Casa Solana for rent. Walk to the Santa Fe plaza, La Montanita coop, Albertsons and Sprouts. Easy commute to Los Alamos by car or bus (the commuter bus stop is a 5 minute walk from the house). House has a kiva fireplace and oak floors in the bedrooms. The yard is xeriscaped (and a yard service is included with rent) with lots of tree cover (including a couple of apricot trees) and a large patio cover in the back. Dishwasher, central AC, single attached garage, fully fenced yard, and a spacious shed. High capacity front-loading washer/dryer. Pets OK with additional deposit. Year-long lease starting June 1 (may be possible to start sooner). $2000 / mo with one month rent as a deposit.  Text Nick (847) 802-9278 or check out Santa Fe Craigslist No. 6581667539


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

(Posted 05/18/18) 3 Bedroom, 1 bath unit available in a four plex building on Alabama Avenue. The unit is located in the Mountain school district. Two off street parking spaces, fenced back yard, washer and dryer hookups or washer and dryer can be provided for an extra fee.  $900 per month, tenant pays all utilities. $600 cleaning and damage deposit.  No smoking and one dog is allowed.  Available May 25, 2018 on a six or twelve month lease.  email courtrightapts@gmail.com or call Geniece at

(Posted 05/18/18) Los Alamos Duplex  - 1599 # A 39th Street- Great location - Near High School, Public Transportation and Downtown-  Description: 2 bedroom, 1 bath, ~ 800 Sq. Ft., Unfurnished/Partial Furnishings Available Refrigerator, gas range, microwave and washer/dryer included Covered off street parking & fenced back yard, storage shed Carpet & tile throughout - NO SMOKING, NO PETS - One (1) yr. Lease, $1,075.00 plus utilities Deposit $1,100.00 All tenants must pass credit and criminal background checks. Available: July 2018 Ask about furnishings if needed Call 910-303-3191

(Posted 05/03/18) Executive Rental in Los Alamos: Fully furnished 2 bedroom, 1 and 1/4 Bath condo in Los Alamos Downtown. Rent includes all utilities, High Speed Internet, and TV with Cable. Just bring a suitcase with your clothes and your laptop! Less than 5 minute drive to LANL. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to LANL, restaurants, movie theater, library, and all of the fun events in the heart of town. The unit includes 2 beds (1 queen and 1 full size) with linens and pillows included. Furnished dining area has a dining table and chairs for four. Living room has sofa, armchair, coffee table, and includes a TV. In-unit appliances include washer, dryer, and dishwasher. Kitchen includes pots, pans, utensils, dishes for four, microwave, and coffee maker. Included in your rent is access to the community swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, and clubhouse. The unit comes with its own designated covered parking space, just steps from the front door. Rent is $1,650 with a one-year preferred lease. Rent for shorter-term leases will be higher. Contact Email:  dkay5251@gmail.com or call (50) 412-3435. For pictures, please check the following link - https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/fully-furnished-2br-1ba-with/6577489121.html

(Posted 05/03/18) Available 1st Week in June - Los Alamos, NM Room for rent in a two bedroom one bath apartment. Second room occupied by a LANL professional. Available room is fully furnished complete with bed, table, chair, dresser, lamp, and closet area. Shared fully furnished Kitchen area (gas stove & oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, cookware, utensils, glassware, pans, etc.) and furnished Living area. Rent INCLUDES all utilities, cable, wireless Internet. $500/month. No Deposit Required! Location is the Chapel Apartments located a couple of minutes from LANL in a very quiet neighborhood with beautiful views. Pictures available upon request. If interested please contact Robert at (505) 695-6716 (work cell), (702) 544-0145 (personal cell), or by email at reubank@lanl.gov or robwndrng@yahoo.com.

(Posted 04/27/18) I have a 3000 square foot home with multiple bedrooms (eight in total), and multiple bathrooms (five in total), and washer and dryer. The high speed internet (250 Mbps), DirecTV Platinum Package, Netflix and utilities are ALL covered in rental payment; no additional fees will be request or charged (other than damage and cleaning refundable deposit $600). Please note that there is a non-refundable $35 application/background check fee; please fill out required areas (see below) and return to French Rentals, 1419 40th Street, Los Alamos, NM 87544. Also, a $600 damage and security deposit, plus first and last months rent is due before within 10 business days (reminder, prices vary on room sizes) of approved application, no exceptions. My home is one mile from the main tech area (perfect for students, postdocs and visitors) here 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 am and runs until 7:00 pm, Monday thru 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 more closet space than others. Pots & 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 7 years and the other is 4 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 $750 a month; one larger 400 square foot room, $695 a month; standard rooms run $625 a month; one small room for $555 per month; and an even smaller room runs $495 a month. Rooms available now; both long and short terms rental/leases available. I do require a refundable $600 damage and cleaning deposit in advance; first and last months rent is due at time of arrival (price varies on room size) , and beginning of rental term. Application information; please mail the following $35 payment, and information listed below to 1419 40th Street, Los Alamos, NM 87544. Please make checks/money orders payable to French Rentals, 1419 40th Street, Los Alamos, NM 87544. Full Name, Phone number, Occupation, Rental Dates/Duration, Please list 2 previous rented addresses with Landlord/Lease Company Phone Number. Email stfjesusfreak@gmail.com, and phone is (505) 660-0282.

(Posted 04/27/18) 3 bedroom, 1 bath duplex located in Los Alamos available June 1st. Duplex is updated, has wood floors, and big back yard. Pets allowed with pet deposit. Great location; close to the labs, located across from Los Alamos High School, and close to downtown. Duplex does have all appliances, including a dishwasher. Rent is $950. Please contact Marty at (505) 709-8311

(Posted 04/26/18) Available: Efficiency apartment down town and on bus route. New windows and mini split air conditioning. 6/3 for 6 month lease or more. Sorry, no short term at this time. $740.00 unfurnished or $795.00 furnished. Includes all utilities, 10mps Wi-Fi and local TV. www.casadeluz-losalamos.com casadeluz@casadeluz-losalamos.com or (505) 662-7015

(Posted 04/24/18) A Little Taste Of Home in White Rock For A Mellow Individual. Cozy well-kept home with pets on a quiet street. You will have your own room (queen bed) and bathroom. Access to use our laundry, kitchen, living room and outside areas for relaxation.  Also provided in your room is Comcast Cable, Xfinity Wi-Fi, Netflix and Hulu for work and/or entertainment purposes. We are pretty easy going so specifics can be discussed with interested individual. Important notes: First month’s rent is due prior move in date. My wife is Hawaiian so shoes are to be removed upon entry of our home. No smoking or parties in the house. Email: hawaiianpualei@gmail.com Phone: (505) 629-7856

(Posted 04/16/18) I have three bedrooms for rent for the summer. One bedroom has queen bed and private bath $750 One bedroom has full bed and share bathroom $700 One bedroom has twin bed and share bathroom $650. House has bus stop in front and is located within walking distance of the main Los Alamos Laboratory site. To inquire respond to e-mail with the following 1. where your working 2. time of stay for the summer 3. whether you have car that needs parking space. Contact Herbert Fry - herbfrydrd@gmail.com

(Posted 04/13/18) Modern Town Home 3 bd 2.5 bath in downtown Los Alamos. All tile and hardwood floors. Comfortable living room with fireplace and high ceilings. Lots of natural light through the glass door patio. Modern kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and gas range, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer, AC and humidifier. Master bedroom is attached to an updated bathroom with jet tub and walk in closet. Downstairs bedroom also has its own bathroom and walk in closet. One car garage and two additional parking spots. Located right next to a park, Ashley Pond, and about 5-minute walk from downtown and hiking/biking trails, less than a 10-minute drive to the lab. Available April 16th, $2000 for a 1-year lease unfurnished. Shorter leases and furnishing is negotiable. First month’s rent and $800 damage and cleaning deposit due upon signing of lease, no smoking. Available April 9th. Contact Tom at Rentinlosalamos@gmail.com for more details and pictures.

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 05/11/18) 3 br/2 bath 1700 square feet. 16 miles to Los Alamos a 20 minute drive to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. Rent is $1500/month. Northern New Mexico farmhouse style construction on 0.89 acres with Pojoaque River frontage. House includes clothes washer and dryer. House is unfurnished. The R50 insulation in the ceiling and the shade trees make the house pleasantly cool and heating efficient. 16 miles to Los Alamos a 20 minute drive to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. Rent is $1500/month. Requires deposit and first and last month's rent. Dogs and cats are ok. Prefer a 12 month lease will consider a shorter term if needed. Please contact Rachel for pictures/more information. Rachellee1209@gmail.com

(Posted 05/08/18) Available for immediate rent is one beautiful bedroom, individually furnished at 'La Hacienda' in the Pojoaque Valley.  Set on more than 17 acres of a magnificent private retreat; 17 scenic miles from Los Alamos. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Shared space: Extra large living room/dining room/kitchen with Kiva fireplace. Shared bathroom. Private bedroom. Covered front patio with table and benches at entrance to every bedroom. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer. Private parking space, minimal 4 months rent. High speed internet. $50 utility and wifi included in rent. $1000 rental fee per month. Call or email Silvana; (505) 690-8383 silvanaheartpath@yahoo.com

(Posted 05/08/18) Gorgeous Fully Furnished Two Bedroom House in Pojoaque Valley: Fully furnished beautiful two bedroom, two full bath house, loaded with Southwest charm, that sits on almost five acres in Pojoaque Valley. Only 20-minute, traffic-free drive to Los Alamos and easy 15-minute drive to Santa Fe or 10 minutes to Espanola. The property features two extra large bedrooms and two full baths, large living room with kiva gas fireplace, full dining room and large kitchen featuring all new appliances. This adobe house is turn-key and fully equipped with sheets, towels, dishes, cookware, washer and dryer, and too much to list. Monthly rent $1995 plus utilities, with Wifi and cable included. Short term rental preferred. Please call between the hours of 6:00 AM-3:00 PM (owners live in Europe) if you are interested in viewing the property. Phone number: (719) 505-8214 Email: aortiznav@gmail.com

(Posted 05/03/18) 15 minutes from Los Alamos, 20 minutes from Santa Fe, 15 from Espanola. It is a 4 bedroom 2500 sq ft home on 2 acres with equine facilities. Rent and deposit depends on needs. Will rent to student or family. This property is extremely private, with no neighbors. Plenty of open space and 360 views. This is a one of a kind property.  Please contact Ivan or Kathleen Vigil @ (505) 412-0461 or email Ivan @ icvigil@lanl.gov

(Posted 05/03/18) Studio casita for rent in Pojoaque. New Fully furnished studio casita for 1 person. Private, very safe neighborhood. Quiet. Full Bath. Kitchen. Portal overlooking pasture. Gas log fireplace. 25-minutes to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. 3-month lease with $400 damage deposit. $700 plus utilities, not including phone or cable TV. Call (505) 455-2624 for information or an appointment. Available Dec 1. Must have references.

(Posted 04/13/18) Available for immediate rent, 'La Casa del Alma' is set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, approx. 17 miles from Los Alamos. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Built with the finest natural materials, this adobe home has radiant heat throughout the house and an open fire gas heater in each of the two master bedroom. Large living room/dining room/kitchen with skylight and kiva fireplace. One bath room with large shower stall, jacuzzi bathtub under skylight. Fully equipped kitchen. Private covered parking space, fountain at main entrance; partially covered back porch with dining area. Large rooftop terrace. Master bedroom 1: Queen size bed, maple floor, built in cabinets, antique Chinese desk, loft with modern desk. Master bedroom 2: Queen size bed, mahogany floor, built in cabinets, desk, 3-window nook with day bed, meditation room with Gothic windows and arched ceiling. Fully furnished. Rent $2850; $250 utilities included in rent. Email: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com Craigslist Santa Fe,NM: craigslist post 6559237914: "CUSTOM BUILT HOME 'La Casa del Alma'"

(Posted 04/11/18) One bedroom, one living room, and one bathroom casita, located 20 minutes away from Los Alamos in the small quiet town of Pojoaque. Rent is $850/month plus utilities. Utility costs are minimal due to the casita's efficiency. If interested please contact Ronald Quintana at (505) 690-8751.

(Posted 4/9/18) Beautiful adobe home located in the tranquil village of Cundiyo just 30 minutes east of Los Alamos. I am willing to work with short term or long term laboratory employees. Why spend your per-diem on a sad little hotel room when you can have a whole house! 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 1900 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. I think the place would be ideal for a small family. My last tenant was a firefighter his wife an educator with a 4 year old child. They stayed 3 years before buying property nearby. 1 month $2200 3 month $1900/month Also available for one year lease unfurnished at $1400/month (this includes all utilities). If you are a lab employee we can forgo background checks and deposits. Email marisha.cichon@yahoo.com or text me (505) 501-5782 for a viewing appointment. Seen on airbnb as Rancho de Cundiyo.


Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

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