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

10/21/2016: Room with your own kitchen, bath, and study area. Quiet North Community area, 1 off-street parking place, 1/2 block from bus, 2 miles from LANL or downtown Los Alamos. Canyon lot with wooded back yard. Fully furnished with all appliances including washer, dryer, and cable TV; queen bed, linens, kitchen utensils, dishes, glasses, tableware; Available month-to-month to peaceful non-smoker with all utilities (i.e., no utility deposits). Please call Jib at 505-661-0701 for more info.
 10/20/2016: 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1300 square foot home in great neighborhood. Two off-street parking spaces. Newly refinished hardwood floors, updated bathroom and kitchen, fireplace, air conditioning, W/D, all appliances included, large storage space in home, and large outdoor shed. Lots of natural light and views to the very large and lovely backyard. The fenced backyard has a patio, fire pit, and fruit trees. Walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants/bars, movie theatre, etc. Canyons and trails are just a skip away. Easy access to Santa Fe. No pets and no smoking please. Available November 1, one year lease. 442 Quartz Street, Los Alamos. Many pictures available. $1800/month + utilities, negotiable. Email or call 570-765-0775.

10/19/2016: One bedroom furnished or unfurnished units available on Gold and Kiva Street. Utilities are paid except cable TV and internet.  Laundry facilities and parking available on site.  No pets/no smoking.  Call 505-662-5430. Courtright Investments

10/19/2016: Available November 1st. a three bedroom, one and three quarter bath in the desirable Casa Solana neighborhood of Santa Fe.  A great location with easy access to the square, De Vargas shopping center and the highway north.  The house has hardwood floors, a Kiva fireplace, and an enclosed backyard.  Recently installed air-conditioning will be a welcome comfort next summer.  Pets considered.  $1,800/mo. Pictures on request. Call Don Miller at 303-941-2248 or e-mail

10/18/2016: Available December 1 or a bit earlier.   2 story, half duplex; 3 bedrooms, 1 bath.  On canyon lot with off street parking.   Modernized kitchen and all thermal-pane windows.  Unfurnished w/carpeting and area rugs, basement storage area, minimal yard care.  Full sized washer and dryer, refrigerator, new furnace and water heater.  No smoking inside.
Clean and quiet on Dead end Street with play lot nearby.  Walking distance to downtown and  close to LA High School.  Close proximity to many hiking/biking trails in adjacent canyons.  Pets negotiable.  No long term lease required.  OK to share with roommate.  $1000 per month plus utilities (utilities average about $160 per mo.). Damage deposit $500. Pictures available upon request.Contact 505-662-6496 or

10/18/2016:  1 furnished room in a 3-bedroom 1350-ft² apartment for rent. Two other rooms are currently occupied. The room has has the queen bed, chairs, desk, and closet. Apartment includes the kitchen, dining room, bathroom, and living room. The kitchen has the fridge, gas stove, microwave, washer, dryer, and kitchenware. The living room has the sofa and lots of space. Besides the closets in each bedroom, there are three more closets and just lots of storage space. No lease. Rental contract is month-by-month, $350/month, deposit is $175, utilities is about $60/month for the whole apartment (split among tenants). The heating and water are paid by the landlord, who does NOT live with tenants. The town golf course is basically a big extension of our back yard, and the skiing resort is about 5 miles away. About 1.5 miles to the Lab. Good to have a car, but this location has nearby bus stops served by three bus routes; the buses are free. Non-smoking property; no dogs allowed here. Safe, good neighborhood in the residential part of Los Alamos. Please inquire by email ( and be able to provide a good reference or two.

10/17/2016: For rent:  3 Bedroom Home, 2188 A 35th Street, North Community. $1,100/month (1 Year Lease). 3 bedroom, 1 bath, fenced yard, 1100 square feet (bedrooms and bathroom upstairs; kitchen, dining/living room downstairs).  Quiet neighborhood, unique location - very private lot bordered by canyon/open space.  South unit of a duplex.  Neighbors share central wall.  Close to transit stops.  Hardwood floors and wood trim indoors. Stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer.   Central heat, new furnace. Freshly painted, inside and out.  If interested, Contact Sandy at 720-212-4691.  Showings by appointment.

10/13/2016: 117 La Vista Drive, White Rock, NM.3,132 square foot unfurnished single family home located on 1/2-acre ridgetop fenced lot with unobstructed views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, sunken living room with wood burning fireplace; separate family room with gas fireplace and access to the patio and backyard; dining areas: formal dining room and eat-in area in the kitchen area. Cabinets surround the kitchen with Corian peninsula countertop, new stone backsplash, recessed lighting and walk-in pantry. The home features updated stainless steel appliances: Samsung Refrigerator, Miele Dishwasher & GE Profile Electric Range & Microwave. The home has a separate Laundry room with a LG Washer & Dryer. The home is heated with Radiant Heat on main level and Forced Air upstairs. Two car garage with storage and additional RV parking area. Prefer a 1year lease. No Smoking. Pet Negotiable with a Pet Addendum and a non-refundable security deposit. The property is walking distance to Public Bus Stop and Pinon Elementary School. Rent: $2800.00 a month + utilities. First and Last Month Rents and the $1000 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available November 1, 2016. Please contact or 505-670-5353

10/11/2016: 2 bedrooms for rent in a 4 bedroom house. These 2 rooms share a bathroom. Each 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,

10/5/2016: Available 11/2-Casa de Luz Apartments. Located downtown on the bus route. Studio apartment: furnished $750, unfurnished $695. All Utilities paid including Wi-Fi and Direct TV. A/C for the hot summers and water based heat for winter. 505-662-7015

10/04/2016: TWO BEDROOM FURNISHED ALL INCLUSIVE FLAT IN LOS ALAMOS AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1.  This lovely furnished duplex has been home to many happy professionals.  It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom upstairs, living room, dining room and kitchen downstairs.  All utilities including gas, electric, water, sewer, trash and hi speed internet and cable tv are included in one monthly fee.  All furniture including dishes and linens are also included.  Washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave also included.  It is move in ready and very clean.  Monthly rental fee inclusive of all the above is $1700. USD.  A $500. deposit for security, cleaning, and lease adherence is payable  with acceptance of Rental Application.  Location is in a quiet neighborhood 10 minutes from LANL Administration and also shopping area.  The house is on a canyon lot with phenomenal views of the Jemez Mountains to the north and west.  No pets and No smoking in or out.  Unfurnished is not an option.  Contact number is 505.412.3039  Please leave a message and email address to send Rental Application to. 

9/28/2016: Rooms for rent  Available October 1, 2016 in White Rock NM. Furnished rooms for rent in nice three bedroom, 1.5 bath White Rock ranch style home with a quiet, shady landscaped backyard, covered patio.  Comfortable rooms each with individual closets, shared with one other posdoc and the owner (occasionally) in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Full access to a nicely remodeled kitchen, living room with flat screen tv, dining room, and covered patio, separate laundry room with washer/dryer.  Parking in driveway. Conveniently located three blocks from the LA Transit bus stop, 10 min walk to Smiths grocery store or the library, 10 min drive from the laboratory, restaurants are also within 10 minute walking distance. Rent is $500 per month includes all utilities, internet, and use of kitchen, laundry and common areas. Perfect for a professional.  No pets and no smoking inside the house. First month and a $350 damage deposit due on move in.  Available Oct 1, 2016 . Please call or txt. (505) 709-0230.

9/27/2016: Available Now: 3851-A Alabama Avenue Los Alamos, NM 87544. FULLY FURNISHED Remodeled End Quad: 1 bedroom, 1 ½ bathrooms, living room, and small dining room/kitchen. Fully furnished (move in ready) to include dishes, cookware, bedding, etc. Washer/dryer on-site and utilities are included. Rental also includes Direct TV. The Quad is located near Mountain School in Los Alamos and is within walking distance from the Los Alamos Golf Course and several hiking trails. Drive time to TA-3 is less than 10 minutes. A small neighborhood shopping center with restaurants, gas station and LA County bus stop is located across the street. Off street parking available.
Owner is looking for one tenant. Prospective tenant must be a professional, reliable, responsible, neat, nonsmoker, no pets. Rent is $600 a month. Rental basis is month-to-month. First month’s rent and $100.00 security deposit are due upon rental agreement signing. Security deposit will be used for minor damage repairs (if renter is responsible). Security deposit (or balance thereof) will also be returned at the end of rental term. If interested please contact Jennifer Lopez at 505-920-5943 or

9/22/2016:  Reduced AND furnished: Zocalo Condo in desirable, refined and quiet neighborhood in private community. Unfurnished unit available in Ricardo Legorreta’s famous Northside Santa Fe Complex. 2 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, wood floors & tile throughout.  Gourmet kitchen, Gas Fireplace & W/D. High End Clubhouse, pool & year round jacuzzi, gym & walking trails.  Walking distance to Los Alamos Shuttle Service. Minutes from Devargas Mall, downtown & SF plaza.  $1,550 per month plus utilities. 505-310-1660

9/22/2016: Available end of September, 2016, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other posdocs in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.    Full access to brand new fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dinning room, and sunroom), large laundry room with 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 $580 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

9/22/2016:  2 br, 1 full bath, great room, kitchen, 2 sunrooms, covered carport, weight room, pool.  Available for 3 to 6 months.  $1200.00 a month.

9/19/2016: Available –October 1, 2016 - El Rancho, NM. Two bedroom one bath home, unfurnished. Tile floors through-out the house, appliances in kitchen, nice size living room, walk-in closet, fenced yard.   Rent is $750 month plus utilities, (natural gas and electric) and $350 deposit.  Please call Pete or Dalila at 505-455-7783 or 505- 501-0052.

9/19/2016: IRIS STREET CONDO. 300 Iris Street, Bldg 4. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1109 Sq. Ft., unfurnished, covered parking. Refrigerator, electric range, dishwasher, garbage disposal and washer/dryer included. South facing patio or deck. Wood burning fireplace. NO SMOKING, small pets (breed specific) w/pet agreement. One (1) yr. Lease, $1,050.00 plus utilities. Six (6) mo. Lease, $1,200.00 plus utilities. Damage/cleaning deposit $800.00. Great downtown location. Available: 12/31/2016. Rental type: Condo Price: $1,050.00.

EAST CHAPEL APARTMENTS. 16th/Peach St. & S. Sage St. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 850 Sq. Ft., unfurnished, off street parking. Refrigerator and gas range.  Patio/deck in some units. NO SMOKING, small pets (breed specific) w/pet agreement. One (1) yr. Lease, $880.00, all utilities included. Six (6) mo. Lease, $950.00, all utilities included. Damage/cleaning deposit $600.00. Great downtown location. Available: 10/1/2016. Rental type: Apartment. Price: $880.00.

TENTH STREET APARTMENTS.1075 Myrtle Street. Description: Studio, 1 bath, ~400 Sq. Ft., furnished, off street parking. Appliances: refrigerator and gas range. Laundry room on site. NO SMOKING and NO PETS. One (1) yr. Lease, $580.00, all utilities included. Six (6) mo. Lease, $600.00, all utilities included. Damage/cleaning deposit $300.00. Great downtown location. Available: 9/1/2016. Rental type: Studio. Price: $580.00 (1 yr.). Owner(s): Joe & Marty Arellano. Phone: (505) 662-6201 office.

9/19/2016: Cute two bedroom, two bathroom, 1300 sq ft Condo condo for lease.  Balcony off of living room and master.  Wood burning fireplace. Large bedrooms and lots of closet and storage space.  Washer and dryer in unit.  1 year minimum.  Pets (dog and cat) allowed with approval. Available November 1, 2016.  Centrally located off of Cordova and Don Diego and within walking distance to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, and the Railyard.  Easy access to the Lab from St. Michael’s.  Convenient to everything Santa Fe.  Please contact Janice at 775-830-6266 or for more information.

9/12/2016: Room for rent – I will be living in a 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms apartment on 3200 Canyon Road from 9th Oct 2016 onwards and one of the rooms is available to rent. The apartment is unfurnished but has all kitchen utilities included; laundry is to be done in a common laundry room. The monthly rent at USD1005 is to be split equally among us. Also, the interested party will have to sign to current Lease with landlord and will be held to terms of the Lease. If interested, email or call Chris at 979-721-1986.

9/12/2016: Unfurnished Condo in The Reserve. Beautiful, remodeled 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the upper level with balcony.   The Reserve is a lovely gated compound with easy access to Los Alamos and a short 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.   $1200/mo. plus utilities.  Available September 15th.  Sorry, no pets and must have good credit. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

9/7/2016: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 short 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.   $1400/mo. plus utilities.  Available September 13th.  May rent unfurnished for $1200/mo plus utilities.  Available September 15th.  Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

8/29/2016: For Rent - 1599-B 39th St. Great location - Near High School & Public Transportation. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, ~ 1,000 Sq. Ft., Unfurnished.Refrigerator, gas range, microwave and washer/dryer included. New interior paint, window coverings, refinished hardwoods and new kitchen flooring. Off street parking & fenced back yard, storage shed.  NO SMOKING, NO PETS. One (1) yr. Lease, $1,100.00 per month plus utilities. Security deposit $1,000.00 + first and last months rent. All tenants must pass credit and criminal background checks. Available: early/mid Sept. 2016 (Will pro-rate). Ask about furnishing if needed (extra cost). Call 910-303-31918/24/2016: Furnished Room. August 25 - May 31,2017. PRIVATE Full Bath. Nava Ade subdivision in Santa Fe, NM. W/D A/C WiFi Dish. Close to buses and Santa Fe Place $600 @ Month  Mobile (505) 577-6150

8/23/2016: Two furnished rooms for rent in a large house. Available Oct. 1. Includes all utilities, cable and wifi. Full use of kitchen, washer/dryer. Street parking and right next to two bus stops nearby. $550/month. Email Ann at or text me at (505) 500-6928. Enjoy a wood stove for winter and lots of camaraderie. If you don't have a car, we can always provide rides.

8/23/2016: Available in September. For rent:  3 bedroom, 2 bath double wide in Espanola (includes a washer and dryer). $850.00 per month, plus utilities. Tenant will transfer utilities to their name. $550.00 security deposit. One year minimum lease. Located in the heart of the business community. Shopping, restaurants, and gas stations close by. No pets allowed. References required. Contact information: Jesse Marquez (505) 927-0503 or Julie Marquez 505-927-0504. First  months' rent and security deposit are needed to move in. For more questions or photos, email 

8/22/2016: Room for rent – fully furnished  bedroom with dual closets and shared bathroom asking $600/month. Rent includes all utilities, internet, washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher and everything else you need. Shared access to kitchen, dining room, living room, sun room and big backyard. Perfect for a single professional with no pets; 6 month lease preferred. No smoking inside the house. 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. First month and a deposit due on move in. Available Sept. 1st. Please call or txt. (505) 901-2216.

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