What happens after I submit my application? July 10, 2019 16:34 Updated If the landlord is interested in talking to you about your application, they will respond to you directly. Related articles What is included with the online rental application? Can I trust this credit report and background check? What does it mean to have a portable, or “reusable” application? Once I’ve submitted my application, credit report, and/or background check to a landlord, can I withdraw it? If roommates are applying, do they need to submit separate applications?