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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.

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).

5/20/2016: Charming Condo in The Reserve. Unfurnished, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio.  It is a beautiful updated end unit in a very quiet area of the compound.  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 down the block from the complex.  Evaporative cooling. Available June 11. There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility.   $1100/mo. plus utilities.  Require 1st and last month’s rent plus deposit.  Must have good credit.  Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

5/19/2016: CANYON VILLAGE APARTMENTS. 
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! Check out our brand new Playground! 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: $900 @ 654 sq ft
2 BR/2 bath units: $1005 @ 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 www.canyonvillage.org or email us at canyonvillage@monarchnm.com.

LAS VENTANAS TOWNHOMES from $1,200!
 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 www.lasventanas.org or call for a tour at 505-662-1614!

5/16/2016: Available Aug. 16  – Los Alamos, NM.  1 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house that shares a bathroom with one other person. It rents for $550/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 bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at 505-412-5012, skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

5/16/2016:  1228A Cerro Gordo Road will be available as of August 24. The rent is $120 per night or $1,800. per month through September 30 and $1,500/month through May 31, then back to the summer rate. The current URL is: http://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/5557779243.html. The other property is viewable through our VRBO web page: https://www.vrbo.com/282452

5/16/2016: 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 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 http://www.llamadeara.com/property.htm. If interested, please call 505-685-9416.

5/11/2016: We are going to Mexico for 6 months to a year this fall and would like to rent our home. Rural gem nestled between the Jemez Mountains to the west and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the east, 25 miles north of Santa Fe, house and ¾ acres for rent by  owner in La Mesilla, in the Rio Grande Valley.  2200 sq. ft.; 2 bed-sitting rooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 wood burning stoves, gas heat and passive solar sunroom means energy efficiency. Living room and formal dining room, kitchen and breakfast room with new appliances, polished Italian ceramic countertops and red-ash cabinets created by master woodworker Diego Martinez.  Full laundry room. Three outdoor living areas plus 2 car carport attached with workshop . Hot tub on back patio. Lots of southwest accents from vigas to archways to tile.  Landscaping on drip system.  Abundant soft water well.  Fenced in back yard for a dog or horse. Great views and privacy with Santa Clara Pueblo undeveloped land in back and wonderful view of Black Mesa.  5 minutes from award- winning Black Mesa Golf Course in La Mesilla; 20 minutes north of  Santa Fe Opera. I can send photos if needed…thanks. Phone #: 505-367-0856

5/10/2016:  $1150 / 2br - 1100ft² - Sweet 1/2 duplex - available July 1, 2016 (Los Alamos, Western area).  It's in the best neighborhood in Los Alamos, the Western area convenient to the Lab, the hospital, UNM-LA, the high school, downtown, bus stops for the free bus, and much more. The house backs to the Western area park with privacy fence, tennis courts, soccer fields, and a playground. Walk to great hiking trails. 3 stop signs to the ski hill! Classic beamed ceilings and beautiful hardwood floors lead to a colorful, mid-century modern living space. It's well insulated (warm in winter, cool in summer). Xeriscaped front yard, low maintenance. Tons of storage including built-in bookshelves, fireplace, S/S dishwasher, S/S fridge, W/D included, shed, 1 car enclosed garage. Perfect for a couple, a post-doc, or a post-doc couple! 1 mo. deposit, 1 year lease, non-smoking, references required. $1150/mo plus utilities. Available July 1, 2016. For more information please contact Liz @ 505.920.7602 (text fine) or 301-286-6690 (day) or eliz.macdonald@gmail.com and mention you saw it here. Photos are available here: http://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/5577384138.html

5/10/2016: Available June 2, 1 bedroom for rent with its own bathroom and entrance in a 4 bedroom house. The rent is $650/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. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at 505-412-5012, skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

5/4/2016: Room for rent in a 3BR/2.5 Bath house - $525 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $100 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet); Available Aug 30, 2016. 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.  The other two housemates are students working at the Laboratory. Every renter has a personal room and the room advertised has a shared bathroom.  Please contact Avi by email avinash1402@gmail.com  or on 858-943-1950.

5/4/2016: Large private furnished bedroom with large private bathroom. Available June 26th.  Rent by the month ($680) to six month lease ($600/month), includes utilities, Wi-Fi, TV and DVD player. Bus stop is less than a block away to Laboratory transport depot and within walking distance of library, bank, grocery store, coffee shops and restaurants.   Five minutes to laboratory by car. Beautiful canyon views with deck. Mini frig, microwave and toaster oven provided. Jennie Richardson,SB-WETF, TA-16  665-4163

5/2/2016: Charming Condo in The Reserve.  Furnished, 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 down the block from the complex.  There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility.   $1500/mo. plus utilities for short term.  For a one-year lease will negotiate rent and can unfurnish.  Available July 1st.  Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

5/2/2016:  1350 square foot Unfurnished Multiple Family Residence/Duplex located in a great neighborhood and walking distance to an A -- rated school (Aspen Elementary), Little Forest Playschool, Hilltop Shopping Center, Los Alamos Golf Course, public bus stops, and hiking trails. The living space includes 2 bedrooms and 1 bath located on the 2nd level.  The entry level includes the kitchen, the kitchen nook, and the dining/living room areas.  A small step down from the kitchen leads to the laundry and sun room areas. All appliances are included –gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and electric dryer. The sun room opens out in to a large backyard with grass and trees that backs up to a branch of Los Alamos Canyon. At the edge of the back yard there is a building that can be used for a work shop and additional storage. Prefer a 1 year lease.  No Smoking. Pet Negotiable with a Pet Addendum and a Non-refundable Pet Deposit. Rent:  $1200.00 a month + utilities.  First and Last Month Rents and the $1200 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available May 15th. Please contact jepservices.la@gmail.com or 505-670-5353

4/29/2016: 1310 Barranca Road, Los Alamos, NM 1742 square foot unfurnished single family home located in a great neighborhood and a short walk from the park, A -- rated school (Barranca Elementary), neighborhood swimming pool, public bus stops, and hiking trails. The home has 4 bedrooms, 1 and ¾ updated baths, kitchen, dining room, living room and laundry room. All appliances are included – new electric stove, new refrigerator, new dishwasher, washer and electric dryer. The dining room leads to a beautiful covered patio that looks out onto the large backyard with grass and fruit trees. The rental includes an approximately 600 square foot attached single car garage and shop room, plus a large storage shed adjacent to the house. A new roof was added in January 2016. The heating system is a boiler controlled by zoned wall thermostats. The hot water tank is fed by solar cells which heats the daily hot water use for the house. Prefer a 1 year lease. Non Smoking. Pet negotiable with a Pet Addendum and a non-refundable pet deposit. Rent: $2000.00 a month + utilities. First and Last Month Rents and the $1000 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available May 15th. Please contact jepservices.la@gmail.com or 505-670-5353

4/27/2016:  Available starting September. Los Alamos, near Quemazon. Fully furnished room in a newer house. Washer/dryer, WiFi, full access to the kitchen, parking space. Bedding is included.  Call 505-500-8251

4/25/2016:  Fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with all utilities paid. This is a clean and quiet Executive Suite with a fireplace and private, fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views.  One mile to downtown Los Alamos and fewer han three miles to LANL.  Private Parking.  Rent includes utilities, cable, and television.  In addition, the rental unit also includes washer and drier, dishwasher, microwave, TV, dining tables (formal and casual), sofa, beds with linens, and kitchen utensils for four.  Rent is $1680 with lease.  Phone: 505-662-9079

4/18/2016:  Available May 2016. Charming Condo in The Reserve:  Furnished, 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 down the block from the complex.  There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility.   $1500/mo. plus utilities for short term. 

4/18/2016:  I have multiple rooms for rent fo 700 month.  Includes high speed internet, kitchen privileges.  They are  in nice house with canyon lot.  It is close to bus stop.  Contact me at herbfrydrd@gmail.com or 505-469-2110. Available July 1st.  Sorry, no pets. 

4/18/2016:  Available 6/27: Unfurnished, immaculate 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio.  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 down the block from the complex.  There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility.   $1150/mo. plus utilities/water.  Call Henriette at 703-408-8066.

4/14/2016:  Available immediately: Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms shared with other  postdocs 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. $550 per month including all utilities. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

4/13/2016:  We are two lovely ladies plus an adorable dog looking to fill our third bedroom at anytime 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! If interested, email rosejaninaharris@gmail.com and/or baldwinemb@gmail.com.

4/12/2016:  Available  – Los Alamos, NM.  Available June 26, 1 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house with its own bathroom and rents for $650/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, skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.


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