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Do you get house keys when you sign lease or move in?

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You get your house key(s) whenever you sign the lease. Normally your lease is not prepared until you've worked out your first month's rent and any deposits that are required. In most states the landlord must give you the keys to the front door of your house. If this happens you have the right to change any of the other locks without your landlord's permission, but not the lock of which your landlord gave you the key.
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