February 27, 2013. Beach Haven Crest, New Jersey. The owner of the house in front of this one refused to sign the easement to allow the city to build a dune to protect homes along the beach. When Sandy came, the house was pushed into this one and completely destroyed, with 4 feet of sand inside. The owner will still not sign the easement to protect the property.. Tracing the path of Hurricane Sandy, which wrecked havoc on the northeastern seaboard from October 25-31, 2012. The storm caused flooding and caused an estimated 60 billion dollars worth of damage to affected areas.