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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 07/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Downtown Los Alamos Condo For Rent. Large, exceptionally quiet 2bd/2bth downtown Los Alamos condo with backyard and the best location in town! Walk to the grocery store, downtown activities or the bus stop! It is only 1 mi from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and for that quick get away, the condo is located on the south side of Los Alamos and only a short 30 minute drive from Santa Fe and less than 1 1/2 hour from Albuquerque Airport. The condo has two large bedrooms (10'x15'), two baths (2nd is a half bath), living room, kitchen, dining room, laundry area, backyard, front yard, and reserved parking spots. Condo has convenience of new laminate hardwood and tile flooring, dishwasher and laundry area equipped with washer and dryer. At approximately 1100 sq/ft, this condo is larger than many 3 bedroom single family homes or duplex in Los Alamos. It has the added advantage of  privacy thanks to thick firewalls. The two bedrooms are spacious with extras like closet organizer and mirrored closet doors. The living room (with a fireplace) and dining room looks out to an enclosed backyard with vegetable step gardens, trees, bbq and lawn area. A rare find in a condo, the private backyard can be kept according to the renters choosing. One-year lease minimum for $975/mo. Pets negotiable for the right tenant. More details and full photos can be found on If interested, please contact Ann at

Available 06/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Available 1 June - This two bedroom, one bath duplex is cozy, comfortable and affordable! You will appreciate the updated kitchen boasting new counters, ceramic tile and a new sink along with the light and bright main living area. This Western area duplex is conveniently located near Los Alamos High School, UNM-LA, the local bus service, parks and trail access. There is a large carport along with a very large storage closet and two additional storage areas in the fenced backyard as well. Includes washer & dryer. Can rent furnished or unfurnished. Lease Duration: 1 Year; Deposit: $1,000; Pets Policy: No Pets Allowed; Utilities: Paid by Tenant; Smoking: No. Email: Phone: 719-282-7770.

Available 06/15/2015 – 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. $800/month plus utilities. Outdoor pool, exercise room, and covered parking. Call Melinda at 663-0127 for more information or to see the unit.

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 and 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 August 1st.  Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

Available 08/17/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Available August 17th. Private, furnished room in quiet Western Area neighborhood. Walk or bike to TA-3. $500 per month includes washer/dryer, sunny backyard, utilities, more. Call Charlie or Andi at 505.662.2397 (h) or 505.695.6261 (c).

Available immediately – Los Alamos, NM
Furnished room for rent in home
Looking for a (preferably long-term) roommate for sunny house near Lab (walking distance 1.5 mile tops) with big backyard, washer/dryer, wifi, parking, nice people, and friendly atmosphere. Email Ann, or call 505-500-6928 (I work at Lab). $550 per month includes all.

Available 06/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Duplex For Rent in Lovely Western Area
Well maintained 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car garage; Walk or ride to LANL, UNM-LA, high school; Unfurnished; No dogs, but other indoor pets allowed; Includes: washer/dryer, huge backyard with storage shed and gazebo, plenty of parking (including RV), sun room (large enough for 3rd bedroom), fireplace, wood stove, hardwood floors throughout. Minimum 1-year lease. $1000/month, renter pays all utilities (will consider discount for longer lease). One month's rent as deposit. Please call us at either 505-412-3544 or 505-664-0089.

Available 05/15/2015 – La Mesilla, NM
Furnished Room for Rent in La Mesilla (house on 1/2 acre) Large room (fits 2) (includes washer use), 20' x 12'. Monthly $590. Shared bathroom with one other guest (when there is one). Large, spacious kitchen, livingroom with tv. No cable / satellite or internet. Vegetarians preferred. Friendly dog on premises. Liv (831) 212-3441.

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 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 – 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).

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