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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). If you are interested in a shorter term rental, listings can be found on the Student Programs Housing Site

Available 10/10/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
1520 Yuma Street. 1700 square foot single unfurnished modular family home located in a great neighborhood. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath with separate living room and family room spaces. All appliances included – stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer & dryer. The front yard entrance is private with a deck and some play area and the back is a full enclosed deck with a great view. No car garage, but comes with an added storage building. Prefer a 1-year lease. No Smoking. Pet Negotiable with a Pet Addendum. The property is walking distance to Middle school and the public bus stop. It is in the Barranca Elementary District. Rent: $1350.00 a month + utilities. First & Last Month's' Rent and Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available October on or before October 10th. Please contact or 505-670-5353.

Available 11/01/2015 – White Rock, NM
352 Joya Loop; 3 bedroom 2 bath, Wonderful single family home, 1500 square foot plus 170 square foot sunroom, located in a great neighborhood in White Rock. All appliances included: stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer & dryer. Air conditioning and central heating. Large back yard and beautiful front yard with flower garden. 3 blocks from Chamisa Elementary. Lease: $1200/month, 6 months or longer. Available November 1. Pets welcome. Contact: 412-5246, 663-2093, or

Available 10/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Fully Furnished 2 Bed/ 2 Bath Canyon Village apt. $550. You would be sharing with me and my German Shepherd. Rent is $550 +Utilities (Usually around $60-70). The complex is located at 3200 Canyon Village Rd. Coin operated laundry on -ite. Access to a fitness room and clubhouse on site as well. Could possibly be available a couple of days sooner. If interested contact(text/call) Luis at 505-730-0932.

Available 10/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Fully furnished, all inclusive 2 bedroom, one bath bi-level home. This location has been home to many satisfied professionals and families, US 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 all utilities, gas, electric, water, sewer/refuse, wireless hi-speed internet and cable television. Canyon lot with access to hiking and biking trails in Pueblo Canyon. Monthly rental amount is $1650, all inclusive. Leave a message at 505.661.6010 and your call will be returned. No pets or smoking, firm.

Available – Los Alamos, NM
FULLY FURNISHED End Quad to share:
1 bedroom, 1 ½ bathrooms, living room, and small dining room/kitchen. Fully furnished with everything you’ll need to move in including dishes, cookware, bedding, etc. Common living room area has Direct TV (renter is accountable for all their pay per view movies each month!). Renter will have the ability to hook up and pay for their own Wi-Fi service. The Quad is located near Mountain School in Los Alamos and within walking distance of the Los Alamos Golf Course and several hiking trails. Drive time to TA-3 is less than 10 minutes. Quad has fully enclosed custom landscaped backyard across the street from small neighborhood shopping center, gas station and LA County bus stop. Off-street parking is available in back of house. The Quad has just been refurbished. Owner is looking for one tenant. Prospective tenant must be a professional, reliable, responsible nonsmoker. Owner is looking for someone who is neat, with no pets. Owner will be on-site part of the year, and is seeking a renter who is willing to house sit during his absence. Rent is $600 a month for six-month to one-year lease; renewable at end of lease. Tenant will be able to use laundry room facilities. Utilities are included. First month's and last month’s rent plus $50.00 cleaning deposit are due upon lease signing; $50.00 cleaning deposit will be returned at the end of lease period if no repairs or cleaning are necessary. Owner would like 2 references from previous landlords (name and phone number to call is fine). Photos of the apartment are available by e-mail upon request. Contact,, Steve at 505-699-3561 or Jennifer at 505-920-5943.

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 10/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
1911 Mendius Lane; 1704 square feet, 4 bedrooms/3 baths, 2 car garage, newer home on North Mesa with views of the Jemez Mountains! Vaulted ceilings & large windows welcome you into this lovely, open concept home. Cozy gas stove, along with lovely architectural touches make this large living space inviting. The spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances offers plenty of prep and storage space. This home has a smart floor plan with a large Master bedroom downstairs and three more spacious bedrooms upstairs. From the upstairs landing you'll also find a full bathroom, and a guest bedroom that has its own half bath. Other features of this home include a two car garage with built in shelves, laundry room, fruit trees, and a designated dog run. Walk to stables, soccer fields, parks, trail access & mid-school. Email or call/text 505-500-5425. $1,700/month, deposit and references required. Pets negotiable, no smoking.

Available 01/2016 – 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 Now – Medanales, NM
Two 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. 1st 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). 2nd 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 per month (12 months or more). 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 9/14/15 – Los Alamos, NM
2 Rooms for rent, both fully furnished with their own bathroom, asking $550/month for large room and $500/month for small room. All utilities included plus internet and washer/dryer. Shared access to kitchen, rest of the house and front/back yards. Each room for one person only. No pets and no smoking inside the house. 6-month lease or longer $300 security deposit required. Located in North Mesa, in a quiet and safe neighborhood. House is on a free bus route, 5-minute walk to the bus stop and a 10-minute bus ride to the Lab. Contact Frank by phone at 505-901-2216 or e-mail at Photos

Available Immediately – White Rock
1130 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms/1.5 baths. Walk-in closets in all bedrooms. 1-car garage plus off street parking. Large spacious yard. Nice neighborhood. Close to local bus system. New kitchen cabinets countertops, updated bathrooms, new windows and new roof. Carpeted and tiled floors. Close to elementary school and parks. Lots of storage. Includes refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave, washer and dryer. Asking $1265 per month. $1000 damage deposit. No pets. No Smoking. 1-year lease required. Contact Alec at 505-490-3107 or

Available 09/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
2 Bed/2 Bath condo. First floor unit with walk-out patio space includes washer/dryer, dishwasher, disposal, stove, refrigerator and microwave. Access to common areas in Oppenheimer Place such as the fireplace, meeting rooms, library, puzzle and game rooms. Plus many other amenities. This is a senior condo association. Most residents are over 55. Located behind the Mesa public library and the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Easy access to downtown, includes 1 parking space in underground garage, asking $1300/ month plus electric and $1000 security deposit. Contact Barbara Yeamans at (505) 412-9637.

Available 09/25/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Two-bedroom, 1 bath at Chapel Apartments, within easy walking distance of downtown Los Alamos. Park, tennis courts, and laundromat onsite. Maintenance typically provides same-day service, and the view is great. Rent is $925 per month, furnishings can be provided for an extra $100 per month. Included are all utilities except internet. Call Zach Boyd at 303-829-3617 for more info or to come visit.

Available 10/01/2015 – Los Alamos, NM
Location: In town close to Smiths grocery store, and the bus system
One of two bedrooms in a walk-out 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. $550 per month. Contact Fran at, or (505) 662-7511.

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 Now and 10/1/15 – Los Alamos, NM
Looking for 3 roommates in a 4 bedroom/1 bath duplex, fully furnished (optional). Rent for winter is $530/month (summer is less) and includes utilities and access to Internet, laundry and kitchen. $250 damage deposit per room. Located in a quiet neighborhood near the bus line about 2 miles from the lab. Two available now and one available 10/1. No pets or smoking. Please call/text 505-661-6097.

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 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 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
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.

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