The landlord was supposed to send you your deposit, or whatever was left of it after lawful (itemized) deductions within 30 days. Either you or your attorney should send a certified demand letter requesting the deposit back. Include your new address, and request that if there are any deductions from the deposit, that they include proof of any work done. In this letter, the fact that the last months rent had been tendered but not deposited should be brought up alongside a request that it immediately be deposited. Give them 10 days to reply... if they don't, it may be necessary to file suit. Retaining a good real estate attorney would improve your odds of recovery whether by demand or via suit.
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