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Disclaimer: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) provides these listings as a convenience for students and prospective students 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).

Available 09/15/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
One large furnished bedroom (bed, dresser, table, chairs, small refrigerator, microwave, TV, and Disc player) with large closet space, private bath and private entrance. Monthly rent is $680/month OR less for longer periods ($640/month for 3-6 month OR $600/month for 6 months). In a private residence located next to a canyon near downtown with bus transportation available to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Close to bus stop (less than a block away), shopping, coffee shops, library and Movie Theater. Rent includes utilities. Address inquiries to: Jennie Richardson at or 505-665-4163. See photos.

Available 09/12/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Two rooms available in a 4 bed/3bath, 2500 square foot home. The house is located near 599/I25 and is close to the 599 Park and Ride Station. Each room is $575/month with a shared bathroom on the second floor. There is a bed and dresser available for each room if needed. Month-to-month agreement includes access to the common areas of the house which include a kitchen, living room, sitting room, dining area, laundry room and bonus room that has some exercise equipment and a television. All utilities are included with the exception of a DirectTV box should you want one installed in your room (you would pay an additional fee of $10/month) as there are currently no televisions in any of the bedrooms. You must be pet friendly as there are two dogs currently living in the house. I would be open to additional pets in the house but it would be on a case by case basis only. If you are interested in more information please email me at or call 505-660-5747.

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Long-term stay in Los Alamos, consider the best - Canyon Village Apartments! Perfect location, clean, cozy and convenient! Need a user friendly kitchen? You get full size fridge with ice-maker, self-cleaning oven, over-the-range micro, dishwasher, double stainless sink and LOTS of cabinets! You have your own hot water heater, your own central heat and your own central AC! Built-in Bookcases and wraparound study/seating! 3 floors - your choice, but every apartment has either a balcony or a patio! Cable and Internet ready! 3 Laundry Rooms for your convenience! Clubhouse and Fitness room - relax with friends and neighbors! Play ping-pong! Enjoy the fireplace! Get your workout on! Walking distance to Downtown, the Aquatic Center next door, UNM-LA, post office, the Library and Ashley Pond! Even better walk out your apartment, across the parking lot and down onto one of the Canyon Trails! And get around Los Alamos on the FREE city bus service, with a stop right next to our Community! CORPORATE UNITS FOR LONGER STAYS? Canyon Village can accommodate fully furnished units for 6+ months!
1 BR/1 bath units: $875 @ 654 sq ft
2 BR/2 bath units: $980 @ 1050 sq ft
All Security Deposits only $800! Application fee only $35 per person! Give Canyon Village a call at 505-663-0680, see us at or email us at

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Las Ventanas offers 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes, in 3 different floor plans, up to 1,710 sqft! Live in one of the nicest, quietest neighborhoods in Los Alamos! Walk to downtown for dining, movies, shopping and much more! Some of our Townhomes have incredible views of the mountains and the community itself has a children's recreation area in a small grassy park! Whether you are a family with little ones or roommates, each townhome in Las Ventanas is laid out so you can socialize together or spend time in your own space! Each Townhome has a full size fridge, dishwasher, lots of kitchen cabinets, double stainless sink and separate dining area. The living rooms open to a small yard and there is a gas fireplace in each! The bedrooms are on the upstairs floors (except on 3-bedroom layout, which has a downstairs, very private bedroom with bath), so there is privacy for all household members! Some of the bedrooms have private balconies! Heat and central AC are in each of these newer townhomes as well as your own washer and dryer! A small garage is included in each as well! There is much more to our Townhomes than we can put here! See us at or call for a tour at 505-662-1614!

Available 09/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Ridge Park Executive Condo in Los Alamos. Furnished, nicely decorated 2-bedroom 2-bath condo, fully outfitted with pots, pans, dishes, appliances, towels, sheets, etc. Covered parking. All included in the rent: gas, heating, electricity, water, Cable TV, High Speed Internet and WiFi. $1500/month with $400 refundable damage deposit. Minimum lease is 3 months. Close to Ashley Pond, buses run every 20 minutes to the Lab. Association has a fitness center and outdoor pool. Walk to library, movie theater, Aquatic Center, and downtown Los Alamos. Condo is on the second story and is not handicapped accessible. No Pets. More details with photos can be viewed at: Contact Sherry Hardage, 505.670.4884, or email:

Available Now – Los Alamos, NM
Available now, 2 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house. One room has its own bathroom which rents for $550/month. The other one that shares a bath and rents for $450/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants. $500 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Generally unfurnished. Please contact Bryan at 505-412-5012,

Available now! – Los Alamos, NM
Very big, comfortable and sunny room for rent - 3BR house very close to Lab, near hospital and movie theater. 10-15 mins walk from Lab, and on bus route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer in the house; personal parking available. $530 a month (price for winter which includes heat, summer is less) and Internet. 10 month lease (negotiable)—a roommate has left and we are looking for a new one! Please email Ann. Or call 505-690-2495 and ask for Tumpa.

Available 10/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Apartment in Trinity Village, next to bus stop, at walking distance to downtown restaurants, library, hospital, and close to TA-3 LANL and transit stop. It has a master bedroom with bathroom and walk-in closet, a second bedroom and second bathroom. The living room, dining room and kitchen have wood floors. Equipped with dish washer and air conditioning, with plenty of storage space. It also has a small balcony with access to a large and well maintained common garden area, and an assigned covered parking space. The laundry room is located just downstairs in the same building. The building exterior has been recently renovated and painted. Available October 1st. Can be rented unfurnished or partially furnished. Asking $900/month and one month deposit. Heat and hot water included, tenant pays electricity. Contact Leonardo, 505-412-1790, or Mariana, 505-412-3345, to arrange a visit.

Available – White Rock, NM
70 Joya Loop. 1400 sq ft single unfurnished family home located in a great neighborhood. 3 bedrooms, 1-1/2 bath with separate living room and family room spaces. All appliances included – stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer & dryer. The back door comes with a security screen that opens to a private patio and fenced back yard. One-car garage, detached from the house with added storage space. The roof on the house and garage is one-year old. Prefer a 1-year lease. No Smoking. Pet Negotiable. The property is walking distance to Chamisa Elementary school, public bus stop, parks, banking and shopping. Rent: $1100 / month. Please contact

Available 08/20/2015 – Jemez Mountains, NM
Lower section (2 bedroom, 1 bath, plus private living room) of beautiful Jemez Mountains house, with access to shared upstairs living room, kitchen, dining room, deck / patio and laundry facilities. The house is located halfway between Los Alamos and Jemez Springs, approximately 25 minutes from the lab and 30 minutes from downtown Los Alamos, backing up onto the National Forest and less than 5 minutes from the Valles Caldera, Las Conchas trailhead, and other hiking, snowshoeing, rock climbing and fishing opportunities. The bedrooms are available as fully furnished upon request. Cost is $695 / month, minimum 6-month lease, preferably 12-month, including all utilities, extended satellite TV, and slow internet. No cats, dogs potentially negotiable. Please contact Brian at if interested.

Available 09/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Ridge Park Condo near downtown Los Alamos. One bedroom, one bath condo within walking distance to downtown restaurants, shopping, and bus stops. This super-clean condo has a lovely fireplace, balcony, and washer/dryer (in unit). $800/month plus utilities. Six-month lease, month-to-month thereafter. $300 deposit. Outdoor pool and covered parking. No Pets, no smokers. Call Melinda at 663-0127 for more information or to see the unit.

Available 09/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
3 bedroom, 2 bath, remodeled duplex, hardwood and tile floors throughout, washer/dryer hook-up, fenced backyard, perimeter lot, off-street parking, large deck, covered patio, 200 sq ft, insulated shed with power. Lots of storage. $1450/month plus utilities. Prefer 1-yr lease. Pets negotiable with additional deposit. Text or call 505-695-0052, or e-mail

Available immediately – Los Alamos, NM
House for rent: 4206 Fairway Dr., Los Alamos, NM. Call or text Mary at 254-493-9509 or email Excellent location, just down the street from the hospital, and a view of the Los Alamos bridge across the canyon from the Lab. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1209 sq ft, covered carport on driveway. Lustron unique home (all metal walls and roof which make for a nice cool house), no air conditioner, covered patio in front and back yard. 50% lawn is rock, great fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, and pear). House includes frig, dishwasher, carpeted floors in living areas and tile in kitchen and bath. No pets, no smoking. Rent is $1,200/ $1,200 deposit for a one-yr lease plus utilities. $1,300 per mo. for shorter term with $1,200 deposit, plus utilities.

Available Immediately – Santa Fe, NM
Historic adobe house in Eastside Santa Fe compound near Canyon Road
Furnished house with 1BR + den + studio/office, approximately 1200 sq ft. Idyllic setting in Webster Compound off of 634 Garcia St., in historic eastside Canyon Road neighborhood. 20-minute walk from Plaza. Thor Heyerdahl wrote “Kontiki” while living in this house. Kiva fireplace in living room, skylights in almost every room. Fully furnished but no television or dishwasher. Owner is former Lab scientist who is now a university professor in California. No pets, no smoking. Rent $1200/month + utilities. Photos at E-mail:

Available – Medanales, NM
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 October 1, 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 deposits are needed to move in. Resident pays utilities. References required. For photos, please see If interested, please call 505-685-9416.

Available 08/01/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Charming Condo in The Reserve Furnished or Unfurnished!
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio. It is an end unit that faces the arroyo so it is very quiet. The Reserve is a lovely gated compound with easy access to Los Alamos and a two-minute drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus service to the lab is a short walk from the complex. There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility. Furnished, $1100/mo. plus utilities. Unfurnished, $975/mo. plus utilities. Available August 1st. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

Available 09/09/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Two bedroom/Two bath townhome with 1 garage space. Furnished. Long- and short-term lease available. Location: 4713 Quemazon, Los Alamos. Long ($1500) or short-term lease available. Call or text now: 505- 920-2600 or

Available – Espanola, NM
EXECUTIVE SUITES COMPLEX. Private Court Yard, Gated, Short Term or Long Term Ideal for Contractors Working Out of Town, LANL Employee’s, Students Attending College, Overnight stays. Now Renting. Call or text for further info 505-927-1234, Espanola, NM.
Historic 1930s Gated, adobe building, hard wood floors, antique steam heaters, refundable cleaning ,damage, security deposit, short term leases available. No need to bring anything except the clothes on your back. In the heart of Espanola, 20-30 minute commute Los Alamos and Santa Fe, NM.
Queen size beds; Private rooms with locks on door; Cable TV and Internet in rooms; Work Out Area; Court Yard and Front Portal; Free internet access; Laundry available on site; Completely Furnished, Dishes, Pots and Pans
ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED "Private kitchen, Large Living Room, Dining Area, Private Parking, Private bathrooms. Call or text for further info 505-927-1234 or

Available Immediately – Los Alamos, NM
Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and confortable room, 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.

Available – La Mesilla, NM
Available for rent in La Mesilla. 3 bedroom, 2 bath house, washer and dryer, dishwasher, stove, refrigerator and microwave. $1500 includes utilities. Email:

Available Mid-August – White Rock, NM
Furnished bedroom/shared bath in White Rock home. Full use of common areas including well-appointed kitchen, washer/dryer, and hot tub. Beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Walking distance to free county transit, hiking trails and climbing crags. $600 per month includes all utilities, Wi-Fi, linens, and all the affection you can handle from Karma, a 20 pound hypo-allergenic cock-a-poo. Non-smokers only. Email:

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Quiet efficiency apartment down town and on bus route. No pets, no smoking. $640 unfurnished, $695 furnished, for 6-month lease. Short-term leases available. Please see our website: Or call: 505-662-7015.

Available 08/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Very clean unit in a quiet building backed on a canyon. Located at 3256A Walnut Street, near Aspen Elementary School. Thermopane windows, new efficient furnace, range, refrigerator, window coverings and carpet. Two off-street parking spaces. Front yard care is provided. Large fenced back yard with a 10x12 storage building. No pets, no smoking. Ten minutes from the laboratory. One-year rental agreement. References and $750 deposit are required. $825 per month. Telephone 505-662-6419 and leave a message.

Available early August, 2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Ridgepark Luxury Condominiums: 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath for rent; available early August. Amenities include Swimming pool, Gym, Meeting Room. 1-year lease, non-smoking, no pets $850/ month + Gas and Electric. Snow removal, outside maintenance, sewer and water, inclusive with the rent. Contact Jim at

Available 08/02/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Duplex for Rent (2 bedrooms 1 bath), located in the Western area, close to downtown, the Lab, in a quiet neighborhood, with nice yard, and hardwood floors. Available August 2nd or 10th. Rent is $1,100 per month (no utilities); includes a washer, dryer, refrigerator, dishwasher, carport, space is 1,100 sq ft, and is available for a one- or two-year lease. Upon lease signing, first and last month's rent, and a deposit of $600.00 is due. References are required. Call me for an appointment: 505-695-9048 or email Rebecca  at

Available 08/17/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Fully furnished, all inclusive 3 bedroom, one bath home. This location has been home to many satisfied professionals and families, U.S. and internationals. Located on a quiet street 10 minutes from the retail center, LANL, schools. Very comfortably furnished with beds, all linens, fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer as well. One rental fee includes wireless, hi-speed internet and cable television. Canyon lot with access to hiking and biking trails in Pueblo Canyon. 6-month lease or less is $1750 per month all inclusive. 7- to 9-month lease is $1650 per month all inclusve. One-year lease is $1550 per month all inclusive. Leave a message at 505.661.6010 and your call will be returned.

Available 09/01/15 – Santa Fe, NM
Nice clean and quiet room for rent on the NW side of Santa Fe a good location for Los Alamos commuters as it is close to the Park and Ride bus stop, shopping center, plaza, the spa and more. Shared laundry, kitchen and bathroom as well as a good size yard makes it an ideal place for one person. Please be non-smoker. Available Sept. 1, 2015. $600 month plus deposit, for more information call: Hyda Maria 505-986-9916 or email:

Available September 1 – Los Alamos, NM
Room for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house - $450 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $100 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet); Available Sept 1, 2015.
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. The other two housemates are students working at the Laboratory. Every renter has a personal room and the bathroom for this room is shared by 2. Please contact Avi by phone at 858-943-1950 (cell) or email Pictures available at

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