Do I need to pay rent along with security deposit to move in? January 23, 2019 02:08 Updated Yes, pro-rated rent and security deposit are both due and payable to the property owner before move-in. Related articles How do I pay the deposit? When will I hear back about my application? What is the security deposit? Can I mail in or drop off my tenant application? How is Zenplace going to get the keys to my property? Do I have to visit the office to drop them off?