What happens after I submit my application? July 10, 2019 16:34 Updated Follow 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?