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Housing in Los Alamos, nearby communities

If you are interested in posting a housing opportunity, email the pertinent information to Housing listings will be posted for one month. 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).

Available in May – Los Alamos, NM
Two bedroom, one bath, half duplex in Los Alamos. Updated kitchen and bath, all appliances including washer and dryer, double pane windows, and large fenced yard, which backs onto wooded county land. We are currently refinishing the wood floors and it will be ready in early May. No smoking, one-year lease minimum. $950 per month, $700 deposit. or 505-363-6543.

Available 06/01/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Condo available in El Matador.
2 Bedroom, 1 bath condo on the ground level with an enclosed patio located in Santa Fe at the El Matador complex – a quiet, gated community located on Bishops Lodge road directly across from the Fort Marcy recreation complex and a short walk from the Santa Fe plaza. Cable ready and equipped with air conditioning, washer/dryer (located in the unit), gas fireplace, refrigerator, and dish washer. Reserved covered parking space just steps from the front door. Unfurnished - $1300/mo. Furnished option available upon request for an additional monthly fee. Available June 1st. Call Brian at 505-500-2802.

Available – 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. Will consider pets if rented unfurnished. Available April 15th or May 1st. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

Available 07/05/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Furnished Studio Apartment for $800 per month (month to month) OR $750 per month for three months up to one year OR $700 for one year or longer. Close to downtown (shopping, coffee shops, library and Movie Theater) and bus stop (less than a block away). Rent includes utilities, kitchenette and laundry appliances and separate office space. Address inquiries to: Jennie at or 505-665-4163.

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 TOWNHOMES from $1,175! 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 – Los Alamos, NM
Single bedroom in my home. Kitchen privileges, private bath, laundry facility, and a bicycle for transportation if needed. My home is a private residence in the Eastern Area of Los Alamos. I have a small dog. No smoking is allowed. Although I would prefer a female roomer, it is not mandatory. The address is 505 Quartz. My phone is: 505-662-2620 (land line) or 505-412-9020 (cell). The rent would be $500/month. Barbara Honey (Lab retiree).

Available 05/05/2015 – Santa Fe, NM
Nice clean and quiet room for rent on NW end of Santa Fe. It is a great location for Los Alamos commuters. This is available as of 5/5/15. Shared laundry, kitchen and bathroom as well as a nice large yard. It is close to shopping mall, bus stop, SF spa and more. $600 month includes utilities. Non-smoker only. For more info contact: Hyda Maria at 505-986-9916.

Available 05/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
2 bedroom, 1.5 bathoom, 1 car garage, end unit townhouse. Located off Oppenheimer, close to bus stops, within walking distance to downtown Los Alamos. W/D in unit, all kitchen appliances, fireplace, back shaded patio, gorgeous view of the Jemez mountains. Partially furnished: bed, nightstands and dresser in one bedroom, dining room table and chairs, coffee table and side table(can be removed if not wanted). $1200/month plus utilities. Call Pearl: 505-662-7717 or

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 at the end of June, 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, please call 505-685-9416.

Available for the Summer – Los Alamos, NM
Room with a view. Conveniently located on the bus line, otherwise about 20 min from the lab. Access to the kitchen, laundry, WI-FI, full bath. $500/month. call 505-500-8251.

Available Now – Los Alamos, NM
HOME FOR RENT on NORTH MESA: Charming 2 bedroom/2 bath, unfurnished, pet-friendly, 950 sq. ft. single-family home with fenced backyard available for immediate rent. Equipped with washer, dryer, refrigerator, microwave, stove, and swamp cooler. Optional 1-car garage space available as well. $900/month or $1000/month with garage space + 1-month rent deposit. 1-year lease preferable but 6-month lease acceptable. Photos attached. Please contact Jennifer at 505-412-9757 or for more information.

Available 08/01/2015 - Los Alamos, NM
Available to rent in April and May, 2015, then starting on August 1st, 2015
4713 Quemazon two bedroom (two twin beds and one queen bed) two bath fully furnished townhome including linens and kitchen cookware and dishes. Washer/Dryer and utilities included. Fireplace and large deck with barbq and garage parking. Convenient to LANL. Rent short or long term. Contact by text or message at (505) 920-2600.

Available – Los Alamos, NM
A FURNISHED ROOM FOR RENT on NORTH MESA: The room is in a big 2100 sq ft house, on the first level, overlooking a big treed yard with a pond, and has its own bathroom - $ 400/ms w/$400 deposit, utilities included. There’s an access to a big kitchen and living/TV room. Looking for a clean, non-smoking person with good references, and tolerant toward pets. I have 4 friendly dogs (downstairs) and 2 cats (upstairs) and keep the house clean and odor-free, so I prefer someone with no pets of their own. I also strive to use natural cleaning supplies. Call or email Marina: 505-412-3138

Available – White Rock, NM
75 Park Lane condo, White Rock, walking distance from grocery store, library and pharmacy plus more. 2 BD, 2BA, all appliances, no pets, no smoking. Pinon school district, $850.00 plus one month deposit, minimum 1 year contract. 2 parking spaces. Available now. Contact Linda at or call 672-9375.

Available 04/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Trinity Village Condo. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, covered parking, ground level storage unit, laundry facilities on-site. Walking distance to LANL & downtown. $900.00 per month plus electric. Security deposit - $900.00. One-year lease, negotiable. No smoking, No pets. Contact: Elmer Salazar, 505-699-1218 or email

Available 04/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Room for rent – Fully furnished. Beautiful canyon views. Shared kitchen, laundry, living area, and bathroom. Garage bay. Ample storage. Library can be used as a separate living area. Deck with views for entertaining. Two very friendly cats. Utilities, landline and internet included. $600/month. Contact:

Available 04/01/2015– Los Alamos, NM
Location: Chapel apartment, 24th street, on the bus route 3
Description: Duplex. Two Bedrooms/1 bathroom. Unfurnished. Monthly Price: $995/month including everything (there is TV cable included also.) Both short-term and long-term rental are available. (Furnished available for nominal extra charge per month). The best view of the Pajarito mountains from the large glass windows both from living room and master bedroom. More than 800 sq ft of living space with all original hardwood floors. Kitchen with gas range and a big window! Very peaceful with amazing mountain views!!! Contact: Please call or SMS me for more detailed information (Subhendu Chakraborti, Cell phone number: 302-562-7786).

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Fully Furnished House 3 blocks north Smith's Grocery Store in Los Alamos. Two short blocks to bus stop. 1250 sq ft 3 bedroom 1 bath. 3 mo lease min. $1100 per month. Call for more details. Cell. 505-231-2665.

Available 04/06/15White Rocks, NM
3 BR house in White Rock for an active family: 1750 ft2 home with bright spacious living and dining rooms. Modern kitchen with charming and large open deck on the back yard. The kitchen has a dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator. Living room with a wood-burning fireplace. A washer/dryer is provided. The home is on 0.33 acres with direct access to miles of mountain biking and hiking trails on the natural land. Beautiful views of the Santa Fe ski area from backyard and excellent privacy. A few blocks from Pinon elementary. 100 yards to Canyon park and play ground. Walking distances to library and supermarket. 5 mins to LA-bus stop. Lovely front and back yards with an irrigation system. Excellent neighborhood. Perfect location, with easy commute to LANL and Santa Fe. Signed one-year lease. No pet and smoking please. Ultility is not included in the rental price. The rental price is $1600 per month. The minimal rental: one year. If you are interested, please contact Dali Yang at 505-500-2869 or 505-310-0865, email: For the photos of the house, please check ad in website: Rental Housing - Virtual Los Alamos Classified Ads.

Available – Los Alamos, NM
Location: Chapel apartment, 23rd street, on the bus route 3
Description: Two Bedrooms/1 bathroom fully furnished with bed, sofa, tables and kitchen; Monthly Price: $1,015/month including everything (there is TV cable included also.) Both short-term (at least two months) and long-term rental are available. There will be discount for long-term rent up to 1 year. Contact: Please call or SMS me for more detailed information (Genqiang Zhang, Cell phone number: 505-310-8824)

Available 04/16/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Location: In Town close to Smiths grocery store, and the bus system Monthly Price: Rent Shared with another $550 (room) per person
One of the two bedrooms walkout basement apartment on a canyon lot, sharing bathroom, living-kitchenette area, fully furnished, also included utilities, DSL, washer/dryer, off-street parking. No Smoking or Pets. Contact Fran at

Available – Los Alamos, NM
MOVE IN SPECIAL! $100 off first month’s rent for a 6-month lease!
Discover convenience in downtown Los Alamos at Casa de Luz, offering furnished, unfurnished and corporate apartments. Casa de Luz is a complex of beautifully maintained and quiet efficiency apartments in the heart of the business district. The units are bright and have lovely furnishings and hardwood floors. Utilities, cable and internet are included in the rent, and there are laundry facilities on-site. There is also a common, park-like area for BBQs and social gatherings. Walking distance to grocery store, restaurants, pubs and more. On the free public bus line. Only five minutes to LANL. From $640 for a 6-month lease, or $695 month-to-month. Call (505) 662-7015 for more information.

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