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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Triad National Security, LLC (Triad) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Triad 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).

Information on Housing in Los Alamos (pdf)

Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 05/21/19) On the north side of Santa Fe, at The Reserve, unfurnished 2 Bedroom/2Bath charming condo on the ground-level with patio. Updated kitchen with built-in microwave, all stainless appliances, tile floors and countertops in kitchen and baths. Easy access to Los Alamos or very short drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus to Los Alamos is just down the street. There is a beautiful outdoor year-round swimming pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym, and high-tech laundry facilities. Office is staffed on weekdays. Lovely gated and beautifully maintained property. Must have good credit. Rent $1,300/month. Requesting first and last month's rent plus damage deposit upon move in. Tenant pays all utilities. Available June 1. Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445

(Posted 05/21/19) Make an appointment to see this lovely 1400 sq. ft., 2bdrm, 1 bath home, in a great location. Live close to everything Santa Fe and surrounding areas have to offer, with easy access to 285 and 599, and all of the great attractions of downtown Santa Fe, by foot, bike or car. The large kitchen is equipped with plenty of storage, a new gas range, garbage disposal, large side by side fridge and freezer, and a large, handcrafted bar top. The ample living area has beautiful, all original hardwood floors, with lots of light, big windows and gorgeous garden views. Each bedroom has generous walk in closets and ceiling fans. The recently remodeled bathroom has plenty of storage for your toiletries and bath linens, with a tub and shower combo. Skylights add lovely warmth and light in the large hallway that leads to the big, sunken den/bonus room. The outdoor spaces are landscaped beautifully and ready to be enjoyed with plenty of lovely, outdoor spaces to relax. There is even ample space for you to plant an organic vegetable and herb garden, a gardener's dream. There is a 10'x10' storage shed as well, for your bike, ski equipment and storage needs. The covered carport fits one car, with more off street parking right next to it. Full size washer and dryer included. $1800/month + Utilities. First, last and $900 deposit at signing of lease, available now. Application required. No smoking, small pet considered with pet fee. Please contact Kim Klinkrodt at kiryklink@gmail.com or call 505-795-5409 to set up a showing. Here is the listing on Craigslist, if you want to see some pictures of the house, https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-lovely-1400-sq-ft-home-in/6893919791.html

(Posted 05/08/19) 308 Alta Vista St, Santa Fe. Master bedroom for rent with private bathroom in a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house centrally located in Santa Fe 3 blocks from Trader Joe’s, 5 minutes to Park & Ride station, 1.7 miles to downtown. 1950s style home, modern appliances, backyard with BBQ. Room is unfurnished, but it ca n be furnished if desired with bed frame and folding queen mattress. Fully stocked kitchen, living room is furnished, Seal Fit-style gym equipment available if desired. Washer/Dryer included. No pets. $950/month including utilities. No deposit, no first/last, just month-to-month due at the first of the month. Please contact David Nicholaeff, mtrxknight@gmail.com, 650-200-3933

(Posted 05/06/19) Unfurnished unit available June 2019 in Ricardo Legorreta's famous North side 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 Thornburg Campus & Los Alamos Shuttle Service. Minutes from Devargas Mall, downtown & Santa Fe plaza. Small pet negotiable. $1,850/month plus utilities & Wi-Fi, 12  month lease. Please contact 505-310-1660. https://www.zillow.com/rental-manager/properties/1u46p6nra015e_Postlets/listing?itc=postbutton_sitenav

(Posted 05/06/19) Room available located in Santa Fe, next to the Santa Fe Country Club Golf Course. Cross roads Country Club and Camino Rojo. $650.00 a month rent gets you a furnished room - queen bed, dresser, book shelf and a good sized walk-in closet. All utilities and Wi-Fi included. Shared areas kitchen, living room, dining room and use of W/D. 5 minutes to grocery stores, restaurants, mall and movie theaters. A $400 cleaning/security deposit, lease, and references required. I have one cat so no pets, no smoking. Send email to Yvonne at radrada18@hotmail.com for pictures and other inquiries. Please include your full name. Thank you, hope to hear from you soon.

(Posted 04/18/19) A nice house in Santa Fe available for rent between the end of April and May 1st. 1 mile to the Plaza. Close to Tune-up Cafe, easy commute to the bus station to Los Alamos. Two minute walk to a park with trails and tennis, basketball, and soccer field. Renting start is flexible between April 10th to May 1st. $1,500/month plus gas and electric. Bright 2 Bedroom, 2 bathroom, washer/dryer, enclosed yard. 4 months lease (May, June, July, August) or 1 year lease (starting from May). Pets considered. Send an email to Carmela at ninocarmela@comcast.net or call 505-780-1224 for pictures and other inquiries.

(Posted 04/16/19) Easy commute to Los Alamos from this cozy 800 sf two bedroom casita in the South Capital area of Santa Fe.  10 minute walk to Santa Fe plaza, within walking distance to Railyard, restaurants, Movie Theater, and Park & Ride.  Hardwood floors, kiva fireplace, and a newly remodeled bathroom. Pets considered.  No smoking.  Available April 15th.  Minimum twelve month lease. $1550.00 plus utilities. Please contact: dontaylor417@gmail.com or 505-690-0910

Jemez, New Mexico
Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 05/20/19) Available June 30: 2 bedrooms for rent in a 4 bedroom house. One room has a bathroom and one shares a bathroom. The one with its own bathroom rents for $900/month The one that shares a bathroom rents for $800/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants (2 tenants already rent rooms). $500 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit very close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

(Posted 04/29/19) Furnished bedroom Located in White Rock that will be available mid May for a female tenant (there will be 2 other woman living in the house). 1 year lease preferred. $650/month + $200 cleaning fee. Utilities and Wi-Fi included. Use of common areas. Washer, Dryer available for use. Street parking. Shared restroom. There will be 2 dogs around (in case of allergies). Please contact deerascon.1@gmail.com if interested.    

(Posted 04/29/19) 1 room in a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment available starting August 5, 2019 (Chapel apartments; Los Alamos). Looking for a long-term roommate! A stay of at least six months to one year is preferred! Must be okay with one cat! $603/month, fully furnished, includes basic internet and Dish TV. Coin laundry available within the complex. The apartment is suitable for those without a car. It is next to a Canyon/Central bus stop and walking distance to everything downtown and Smith's. Please see more info and photos in my post, and send me a message on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1584948625120990/permalink/2316238361992009/

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 05/08/19) Beautiful adobe home located in the tranquil village of Cundiyo, just 30 minutes east of Los Alamos. The home is fully furnished all utilities paid. One bedroom, one bath, walk in closet extra room for an office or art room. The square footage is around 1,800 with a sun room. It is on ranch property so there are animals on property. On your off time fish nearby Santa Cruz lake, Hike Santa Fe National Forest, Visit Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of country living. One year lease or longer unfurnished at $1600/month (This Includes all Utilities) Pets a possibility. If you are a lab employee we can forgo background checks and deposits
Email sunbearfitness@gmail.com or text me at 505-501-5782 or 505-901-0457 for an viewing appointment or questions. Serious Inquiries Only! https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/los-alamos-employees/6883166751.html

(Posted 05/08/19) Private room plus bonus room and bathroom with shower in sunny adobe, country setting in 2 bedroom/den house. Use of shared areas; kitchen, living room, front portal, washing machine (no dryer) one on property parking space. One person lives onsite. House in cleaned and maintained professionally. 20 miles to LANL. $750-800/month. House is furnished, full sized futon, couch, and table desk in private room. No pets, one indoor cat onsite. Free Wi-Fi, shared electric/gas. Use of well-appointed kitchen (no microwave), living room. May consider lower coast for responsible PhD who would water and take care of cat when owner is traveling. Please contact poppytangerine1936@gmail.com.

(Posted 04/25/19) Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Cuyamungue/Pojoaque area approximately 25 min to the lab and 20 to downtown Santa Fe. The home is on a ½ acre of property in a quiet setting. Adobe 2,000 sq. ft. home on a ½ acre of land, a covered patio, courtyards and 300 sq. ft. fenced in dog area. Beautiful wood floors throughout, natural gas for heating, water heater, and stove. One wood burning stove and a large fireplace. Electricity is included, and natural gas paid by renter. The property has direct access to miles of hiking and biking. The appliances are updated. Perfect spot for a family with two dogs and indoor cats. One year lease required. Asking $1750.00 per/month + deposit. The house is available immediately. Contact Chris at lclindeen@gmail.com or 505-930-0665 for more information.

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico