Your summary is a bit difficult to follow. It sounds like you received your checks. The landlord has 30 days from the date of your providing the forwarding address, in order to send you a list of damages/charges or return your deposit. You then have 7 days to object. It sounds like he sent you a check instead of the list of damages. I see no cause of action on your part, especially since you did not meet the requirement of providing a forwarding address.
Cleaning fees can be withheld, if that was agreed to under the lease. If that was not agreed to, then you may be able to file a small claims action against the landlord. Unless the cleaning fees were excessive, I would not bother.
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